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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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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

The MetLife Center for Special Needs PlanningSM helps you to take steps to provide lifetime quality care that your dependent with special needs requires. Planning for the future of an individual with special needs requires in-depth... more

Join Rebecca Banks and Diane Kennedy as they discuss how the upcoming changes to the DSM will dramatically affect Twice Exceptional Children and Teens with Autism and ADHD. Somewhere in your journey with your own child,... more

Dr Lucy Miller founder Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation, author of groundbreaking "Sensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder" and developer of nationally standardized the Miller... more

Dr Temple Grandin - Author, Advocate, One of Time Magazines Most Infuential People Of The Year - Emmy Award Winning HBO Movie "Thinking In Pictures" surprised me with a phone call and we took it to the airwaves. This is Temple... more

Diane Kennedy and Rebecca Banks Giftedness, 2e and Overexcitabilities This week Dr. Linda Silverman joins us to explore giftedness. Dr. Silverman, gifted expert and founder of The Gifted Development Center in Colorado, understands... more

Dr Ross Greene returns as our guest. His first book "The Explosive Child" is considered the bible to parents with explosive and behaviorally challenged children. His second book "Lost At School" uses his unique model of care,... more
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