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Award winning, world renowned authors, psychiatrists, psychologists, physicians, advocates and respected children's foundations join us to help you better understand a special needs child.... and yourself. You are your child's best advocate - if not you then who - become an informed educated parent here at The Coffee Klatch.

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"Neurodiversity" by Dr Armstrong - Brilliance "Neurodiversity - Discovering the Extraordinary gifts of Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and other brain differences. This book has it all - what research tells us about the specific strengths for each... more

Join us as we talk this week with world renowned author, journalist and parent, Adam Feinstein. Adam's book A History of Autism: Conversations with the Pioneers outlines the history and development of the concept of the autistic... more

Look who's here!!!! Daniel H. Pink is the author of four provocative bestselling books about the changing world of work. He uses 50 years of behavioral science to overturn the conventional wisdom about human motivation and offer a... more

What if everything you were ever told about dieting was WRONG! What if some extra body fat was actually good for you? Why eating less and exercising more may not work? Learn how to find foods you like that will keep you satisfied and... more

This week we are talking with Jennifer Cook O' Toole, author, parent and educator of ?Asperkids?. Join us as she shares insightful practical advice to help kids with Asperger's syndrome navigate the hidden snares of social... more

The Judicial Event - Here Come The Judges! 9:00 pm est "Judge Alex Ferrer and Judge Glenda Hatchett" Judge Alex Ferrer host of "Judge Alex" took on the bullies with his Anti-Bullying Campaign and joins us to discuss the importance of adult... more

This week we continue our conversation on ASD and DSM-5 with leading autism expert and bestselling author Dr. Fred Volkmar director of The Yale Child Development Center. Dr. Volkmar will address the overall rate of autism (1-88)... more

The publication of DSM5 will no doubt bring changes that will affect twice-exceptional children, especially those with Aspergers Disorder. Drs. Lorna Wing and Judith Gould, world renowned experts and pioneers of the autism... more

Children with X & Y Variations are often diagnosed before birth and are known to have an increased incidence of both Developmental Dyspraxia and Dyslexia. Therefore, infants with X & Y Variations provide a unique opportunity for... more

As parents, the two of us (Diane and Rebecca) sought answers as to why our own children were trapped by an alphabet soup of labels despite their obvious abilities. While we researched and wrote Bright Not Broken, we realized that we... more
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