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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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Host Dr. Marla Deibler Being a parent is one of the most rewarding experiences in life, but every family faces challenges that can be frustrating and overwhelming. For more than twenty-five years, internationally renowned clinical psychologist Thomas W. Phelan's 1-2-3 Magic has helped millions of parents, teachers, and caregivers raise independent, emotionally intelligent children and build happier, healthier families?all through an easy-to-understand program that you'll swear "works like magic." 1-2-3 Magic helps you discipline and set limits for your children by breaking down the complex task of parenting into straightforward steps. The 1-2-3 Magic program offers parents, pediatricians, mental health professionals, grandparents, teachers and even babysitters a simple and gentle-but-firm approach to managing the behavior of 2 to 12-year-olds, whether they are average kids or special-needs children. 1-2-3 Magic books sales have crossed the 1,500,000 mark, the number of foreign translations has passed twenty, and the 1-2-3 Magic book has consistently been the #1 child-discipline book on Amazon. Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D. has worked with children, adults and families for over 35 years. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Illinois Psychological Association. In addition to writing and producing, Dr. Phelan maintains an active schedule of international lectures, and is a frequent guest on radio and television. His articles appear in numerous regional and national publications.
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MISSING PIECE AWARENESS – Building relationships for businesses and autism families To simply be aware of autism is not enough. Autism Awareness for us is providing the knowledge of autism and how families and members... more

Michael Buckholtz is the founder of Aid for Autistic Children Foundation, Inc.™, diagnosed with high-functioning Asperger's Syndrome and OCD, he is a songwriter, performer, multi-platinum record producer (worked for... more

Fred Tchang, ATP Director www.assistivetechnologycenter.org In addition to being the director, Fred is also a hands-on Assistive Technology Specialist. He and his staff help consumers with all types of disabilities understand, experience, and... more

VISUAL LEAP: A Step-by-Step Guide to Visual Learning for Teachers and Students Jesse Berg delivers a go-to method for teachers, students, and parents who want to make learning easier and more joyful in a way that matches how... more

A wearable touch technology vest that provides deep touch pressure to wearers - T.Jacket simulates the feeling of a hug with laterally applied air pressure to calm, comfort and soothe the nerves of anyone who is stressed or anxious.... more

Dr Grandin is seeing a trend in parenting young adults with autism, the parents inability to let go and allow the young adult or child to develop life skills. She joins us today to discuss this issue and will be taking your calls. Dr.... more

Debra Isaacs Schafer the founder and CEO of Education Navigation, LLC, a company that provides special education coaching and advocacy services to companies as an employee benefit for working parents. She is also a Special... more

Host Dr. Richard Selznick author of School Struggles, Dyslexia Screening and The Shut Down Learner Guest: Jessica Zawrotny, OTJessica Zawrotny is the Lead Occupational Therapist at Sensational Kids in Marlton, NJ. Jessica is very... more

A film that will make you smile, cry and most importantly, think. Brilliant documentary about autism and the emotion of love. Guests Matt Fuller/Director Carolina Groppa/Producer Autism in Love is a feature length documentary that... more

An Internationally Recognized Expert in Dyslexia Ms. Barton is a frequent and popular speaker at conferences focusing on Dyslexia, Reading Instruction, Early Intervention and RTI, and Adult Literacy issues. Susan is also an instructor... more
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