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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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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

Dr. Warren is the Director of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD). Here his unique perspective of the research, treatment and education of children on the spectrum.

Why are millions of children labeled Dyslexic, ADD/ ADHD analyzed by psychologists and counselors without being examined properly for the undetected vision problems that are most likely the cause of their difficulties. Dr Bonde... more

Shannon Des Roches Rosa Squidilicious and Gary James - Apps For Children With Special Needs join us to bring us the latest and best apps for kids with special needs. - Ipad and app giveaway special event

Big Daddy brings his unique view of fatherhood, and the world at large, to life on this frequently updated and hilarious blog. His tales and cartoons from the lighter side of raising a child with autism always spark laughter and plenty... more

Chantal Sicile-Kira http://www.chantalsicile-kira.com/ - My mission is to empower parents and educators with the knowledge they need about autism spectrum disorders (ASD), including Asperger's Syndrome (AS). I am known for my... more

Do you have an anxious child? Meet Dr Russ to discuss the causes and presentations of child anxiety and his program to help. Turnaround: Turning Fear Into Freedom is a professionally developed audio treatment program... more

Author of award winning blog The Mindstorm: Raising a Mentally Ill Child Chrisa Hickey is one of the most outstanding advocates for children and teens with mental illness.

Annie Fox returns just in time to help you prepare your tween or teen emotionally for the new school year. Whether your teen is moving up to middle or high school or just returning to their old stomping ground, Annie is here to give... more

Dr Cheryl Arutt Clinical and Forensic Psycologist - Dr Arutt has worked extensively with victims of violent crime and sexual abuse, helping people cope with the aftermath of incidents that happened recently or long ago. Her use of... more
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