Organizations and Methodologies We Recommend

Organizations We Recommend

Here are some organizations that provide helpful information:

Autism Speaks

Focusing on providing education and support with regards to people with Autism Spectrum Disorder.


Autism Society of America

autism society of america

Focusing on providing education and support with regards to people with Autism Spectrum Disorders.




Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning.



National Association for Gifted Children

National Association for Gifted Children

Focusing on providing education and support with regards to people who are Gifted. We find many who are considered “gifted” may have relative weaknesses in Social Learning.




Providing education and support with regards to people who have ADHD, children and adults. A large percentage of people with ADHD experience challenges in their management of social relationships.




Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports: Providing a framework to foster the development of  a positive pro-social culture within each community in which we live, learn and grow.  


Practitioners and Methodologies We Recommend

Here are some people and groups that inspire us and our community:

Dr. Ross Greene

Dr. Ross Greene

Dr. Ross Greene is the creator of Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) and the author of The Explosive Child and Lost & Found. CPS helps adults better understand students with challenging behavior and offers strategies to teach problem solving.


Sarah Ward, MS CCC-SLP

Sarah Ward

Sarah Ward and Kristen Jacobsen use research to develop practical strategies to foster stronger executive functioning, such as as “Get Ready, Do, Done”.


Carol Gray

Carol Gray

Carol Gray was an early innovator in the field of social learning challenges. She founded Social Stories and Comic Strip Conversations and continues to develop new ideas in treatment.



Maryellen Rooney Moreau, M.Ed. CCC-SLP

Mary Rooney

Founder of evidence based concept: Story Grammar Marker, a visual concrete tool to facilitate reading comprehension of literature, improved narrative language for written expression and improved social problem solving.


Dr. Tony Attwood

Tony Attwood

Innovator in the field of understanding what Asperger’s Syndrome is and related cognitive behavioral treatments to help. Researcher, speaker and developer of creative treatment ideas targeting social learning and mental health.


DIR-Floortime Created by Dr. Stanley Greenspan


Dr. Stanley Greenspan is the founder of relationship based treatment to encourage and enhance social communication in people with social learning challenges.

Integrated Play Groups

Integrated Play Groups

Evidence based treatment approach: Training peers (expert players) to be mentors and develop relationships with persons with social learning challenges.




Social Communication, Emotional Relationship and Transactional Supports. An evidence based program to provide parents and professionals with a multi-layered process to help better assess and develop astute treatment plans for people with sensory and social learning challenges.




TEACCH,  is the pioneer for developing guidance through visual supports as well as structuring environments to foster independence in persons with ASD and related disabilities.

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