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Tanya

California
My name is Tanya Savko. I am a writer and the mother of two sons. I am also the southern Oregon chapter rep for the Autism Society of Oregon. My older son, Nigel, was diagnosed with autism at age three, in 1997. Between the ages of three and six he received intensive ABA-based therapy, which I believe was essential to how well he is able to function today. Unfortunately, negative peer...

silvana

Corona, California
Email: silvanak123@gmail.com Website: http://silvana-recipes.blogspot.com http://www.grouprecipes.com/people/silvanak http://www.child-autism-parent-cafe.com/... http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1934575...
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BearTwinsMom Patient ExpertHealth Maven

Somewhere, Michigan
I'm a stay-at-home mom of fraternal twin boys, plus I attend graduate school (special education and reading.) I also have clinical depression, and I deal with it daily. One of my twins has high functioning autism/Asperger's Syndrome. I'm interested in the connection between depression and having a child/children with special needs. Each day I try to do better than the last. My blog is a...

Peggy Lou Morgan Patient ExpertHealth Maven

LaPine, Oregon
I am Mom to Billy Ray, who became our son at 15 months of age, and is now 26 years old.  It has been quite a journey.  He is without a doubt my best teacher.  The things I have learned for and from him are shared in my blogs and websites and in Parenting Your Complex Child (AMACOM Books 2006) and Parenting An Adult with Disabilities or Special Needs (January 2009). For a...

StrandedMom

Canada
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it. Seek first to understand, then be understood. The glass is half empty and half full. The grass is greener on the other side. A friend will help you move, but a real friend will help you move a body. That is list of some smart things other people said.  In this world of scared, opinionated people, I am seeking answers to questions I have not...

Danielle Tate

California
I am a 27-year-old autistic woman, currently studying engineering, with a special interest in psychology, rehabilitation technology, and child development.

Alicia D

United States
I am the mother of 4 girls, my oldest being a teenager with severe autistic spectrum disorder, severe-profound cognitive impairments, and a seizure disorder. Though currently I am a stay-at-home Mom, (and aspiring writer) I have my Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology and have worked extensively with the developmental disabled population, with parent training in behavior management , and with...

AdonyaWong

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Author of In My Mind: The World through the Eyes of Autism", an endearing tale about how a child with autism sees the world... and how the world sees him. Adonya Wong, an Army brat and Navy veteran from Southern California, currently resides in northeastern Oklahoma with her family. After graduating high school, she joined the Navy where she served in Iceland and Maryland. She also served...

Nestor L. Doctor of Philosophy

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
I'm a clinical child psychologist and neuroscience researcher working at a large Midwest university-based child psychiatric institute. I received my Ph.D. from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. I conduct studies on affect regulation and mood disorders in children and adolescents. I'm also the founder of the Translating Research Project, a series of informational blogs designed to rapidly...

Dr. Jagdish Vankar

Vadodara, India
I am Dr. Jagdish Vankar, MD Psychiatry. I strive to provide holistic, ethical and satisfying management of mental health disorders for all age groups. Services available for: * Depression, Mania, Schizophrenia, Sleep disorders, Stress Induced disorders and Anxiety disorders such as Panic attacks, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Phobias. * Epilepsy, Migraine and other headaches *...