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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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Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized authority on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults. The apples don't fall far from the trees - join us to discuss adult and child ADHD. Untreated... more

Meet the hosts Diane M. Kennedy and Rebecca S. Banks, the authors of Bright Not Broken,with contributor, Temple Grandin, have a combination of personal and professional experience with learning and developmental disabilities. Kennedy... more

JBRF investigators are currently conducting studies in the fields of phenomenology (diagnosis), neuroimaging, neuropsychological testing, and molecular genetics. Through their novel Web site, and the screening instruments... more

Join us as we talk about twice-exceptional children with Drs. James Webb and Edward Amend, psychologists and experts on the social, emotional, and educational needs of gifted and talented youth. James T. Webb, Ph.D., has been... more

Steven Kurtz, PhD, ABPP, is one of the nation's leading clinicians in the treatment of children's behavioral problems and disorders, particularly attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the social anxiety disorder... more

Senior Director, Anxiety & Mood Disorders Center; Director, Intensive Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders Program CHILD MIND INSTITUTE Jerome Bubrick, PhD, is a nationally renowned cognitive and behavioral... more

We are honored to have Dr Grandin return for her fifth appearance on The Coffee Klatch. "Different Not Less " the phrase made famous by Dr Grandin's mother Eustacia Cutler in the HBO biopic Thinking In Pictures the story of Temple... more

The New York Times story Autism Wars has a lot of people talking - Wednesday a very special event - Thinking Persons Guide To Autism editors take the mic discussing cross-disability solidarity. The NYT story featured two of the... more

Dana Commandatore is the mother of an autistic boy hoping for a better quality of life for autistic people and their families. Through her creation of Rethinking Autism with her husband and actor Michael Broderick, she has started the... more

Alex Plank is a busy young man. Creating one of the most subscribed to and successful web sites for those with Asperger's and Autism isn't enough for him. In addition to creating and running WrongPlanet.net, Alex has a very active... more
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