Our Columnists

Temple Grandin, PhD
www.templegrandin.com
Temple is a internationally respected specialist in designing livestock handling systems. She is the most noted high-functioning person with autism in the world today.

 

Ellen Notbohm 
www.ellennotbohm.com
Ellen is the author of Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew, and three other award winning books on autism.

 

Garret Mathews
www.pluggerpublishing.com
Garret writes for the Evansville Courier & Press. He was named “Columnist of the Year” from all Scripps-Howard newspapers, and has written 6500 columns from everything from murderers to moonshiners.

 

Dr. Jed Baker
www.jedbaker.com
Jed is the author of six award-winning books, including No More Victims, No More Meltdowns, and a series of social manuals. He also directs the Social Skills Training Project.

 

Jennifer Cook O’ Toole
www.asperkids.com
Jennifer, winner of the 2012 Temple Grandin Award, is an Aspie (married an Aspie) with three Asperkids! She is the author of five books, including the new The Asperkid’s Game Plan.

 

Joanne Lara
www.autismmovementtherapy.org
Joanne is founder of the Autism Movement Therapy (AMT), a recipient of two Autism Speaks grants, was the autism expert on the Fox show Touch, and is core adjunct faculty at National University in Los Angeles.

 

Keri Bowers
www.normalfilms.com
Keri is a mother, advocate, speaker, filmmaker, co-founder of The Art of Autism (www.the-art-of-autism.com), and owner of Normal Films. Her films, Normal People Scare Me, The Sandwich Kid, and ARTS, are films about possibilities, disabilities, and the arts.