As the parent of a wonderful young man with autism, Bonnie has a deep personal commitment to the autism community. In 2006 she received a Disney’s iParenting Media Award for her book, Starting Sensory Integration Therapy. In 2008 she founded National Autism Resources with the help of a team of business mentors. Her goal is to provide a variety of evidence based tools to meet the unique needs of each individual on the autism spectrum. She is currently the managing partner of National Autism Resources.
Joan Green is a teacher, author, and speaker. Joan taught special education in the Los Angeles school system for 16 years and was selected as Special Education Teacher of the Year. She served as a member of an Autism Task Force where she co-authored a certification of competency for teaching children with autism. As an educational consultant she is frequently called upon as a guest speaker for national organizations. Joan developed many teaching aids over the course of her classroom experience including the interactive reading book series.
Kristi Langslet,OTR/L has worked as an Occupational Therapist for over 25 years helping children and adolescents. She received her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University in 1988. She did her NDT Training (Neuro-Developmental Training) in 1999 and received her SIPT Certification (Sensory Integration and Praxis Certification) in 2002.
Sharon Daugherty is a Licensed Vocational Nurse with over 20 years of experience working with children who have medically complex conditions and developmental delays. She has a passion for helping kids build skills and finding tools that work.