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Cindy Alterson, PhD, BCBA, Principal and Program Director
Devereux Millwood Learning Center

Joel Bregman, MD, Medical Director and Director of Psychiatry
The Center for Autism

Joseph D. Buxbaum, PhD, Director
Seaver and New York Autism Center of Excellence
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Susan Cortilet-Jones, MS, LMHC
Integrative Wellness Coach for Adults
Discovering Your World, Corp.

Stephen E. Freeman, LCSW
The Freeman Group

Lynda Geller, PhD, Founder
Spectrum Services
A Cooperative of Independent Practices and Organizations

Michael Gilberg, Esq.
Special Education Attorney, NY/CT

Ami Klin, PhD, Director
Marcus Autism Center

Harold S. Koplewicz, MD, President
Child Mind Institute

Cecelia M. McCarton, MD, Founder and CEO
The McCarton Foundation

Judith R. Omidvaran
Parent Advocate, New York

Theresa Pirraglia, Co-Founder and Board Member
FECA, The Foundation for Empowering Citizens with Autism

Howard Savin, PhD, Chief Clinical Officer
First Children Services

Pat Schissel, LMSW, Executive Director
Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association

Alison Singer, President
Autism Science Foundation

Richard Swierat, Executive Director
ARC of Westchester

Fred Volkmar, MD, Professor
Yale Child Study Center

Dianne Zager, PhD, Director
Michael C. Koffler Professor in Autism
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Pace University