Heather Ajzenman OTD-OTR/L – Heather is a doctoral level Occupational Therapist trained in equine-assisted occupational therapy. She is also a certified DIRFloortime® Basic Certified provider through the Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning (ICDL). Heather offers equine-assisted occupational therapy including incorporation of hippotherapy at a local farm. She currently sits on two boards regarding research and continued development of integrating hippotherapy into practice, including the American Hippotherapy Association Board and the Horse and Human Research Foundation Scientific Advisory Council. Heather published a study in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy in 2013 on hippotherapy and children with autism spectrum disorders. To contact Heather for more information about hippotherapy, visit http://heatherajzenmanoccupationaltherapist.com/ or follow her on facebook https://www.facebook.com/HeatherAjzenmanOT/.

Joleen R. Fernald, PhD/ABD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL is a DIRFloortime® Training Leader and Expert Provider.  As a speech-language pathologist, Joleen works with children who have a variety of communication disorders with areas of specialty in Selective Mutism and Childhood Apraxia of Speech. She partnered with Easter Seals NH in 2006 to begin an assessment and treatment clinic specifically for children with selective mutism.  This clinic has now expanded to her office in Trinity, FL. Though Joleen now resides in FL, she continues to collaborate closely with Annie DiVello M.S.,CCC-SLP and Cassandra Chapman M.S.,CCC-SLP at New England Pediatric Services. Joleen is remotely directing comprehensive Selective Mutism Evaluations at New England Pediatric Services and is available for consultations and long distance in-services . For more information about Joleen Fernald, visit http://joleenfernald.com/home.

Linda Gould M.S.CCC-SLP – A Speech Language Pathologist and Augmentative Communication Specialist with over 30 years experience and expertise. For more information call 603-543-1972 or e-mail lvgould@comcast.net.

Regency Home Health – A local home health agency that provides a variety of services, including in-home support, for children with Autism. For more information call 603-665-9000 or visit www.regencyhomehealth.com/.

Cord Blood Banking – Our goal is to provide information for expectant mothers and families considering cord blood banking. Our goal is to help you find the right option for you and your loved ones. We provide unbiased information geared to display all options for expecting parents. The Cord Blood Center is committed to giving you relevant, up to date information on benefits, pricing, and current research for cord blood stem cells. For more information, visit  www.cordbloodbanking.com.