Carole Anne Hapchyn
Bio: Dr. Hapchyn is an infant and early childhood psychiatrist who has provided assessment and treatment for infants and preschool children with mental health disorders for several decades. Additionally, she is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Alberta.
Bio: Dr. Michael J. Cameron is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst, currently serving as Chief Scientific Officer at Early Steps Pediatrics Group and Chief Clinical Officer for Upskill ABA. He also teaches at the University of Southern California's Department of Psychology and Applied Behavior Analysis. His expertise includes severe behavior treatment, behavioral intervention technologies, and knowledge management. He previously worked as Chief Clinical Officer at Springtide Child Development and was an Associate Professor at Simmons University. His education includes a master's in Applied Behavior Analysis and a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Northeastern University.
Karen discusses her journey within the Autism community - starting with the identification of her fifth child - a son.
Bio: Mary is a speech-language pathologist with 32 years experience and currently self employed. I specialize in autism, cognitive disabilities, and assistive technology. My special talent for problem solving allows me to create individualized approaches to teaching curriculum and making appropriate modifications suitable for the needs of a given student. I have written a book(Taking Care of Myself) for which I was awarded ASA Outstanding Literary Work of the Year Award for 2004. I contributed a chapter on puberty to Asperger's and Girls(2006). I've contributed several articles on autism and puberty to various magazines. Currently, a consultant and author.
BIO: Karen has over 14 years in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis and is the CEO and founder of Special Learning, Inc., an education technology company that delivers web-based continuing education training and educational resources, virtual supervision, and consultation to BCBAs, Psychologists, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Educators and family members of those living with autism across the globe.
Bio: Naturopathic Medicine advocate. Chris D. Meletis, ND, is an educator, international author, and lecturer. As the Director of Clinical Education at Dr. Meletis leverages his 30+ years of experience as a naturopathic physician and a scientific advisor to empower growth through education. His mission is to help healthcare professionals and consumers make informed choices about nutraceuticals and laboratory testing, based on the latest scientific evidence and clinical insights.