Contributors

The Art of Autism is grateful to the following contributors to the Art of Autism: Shifting Perceptions book:

Keri Bowers – Preface. Keri is a mom extraordinaire who is the founder of Pause4Kids in Thousand Oaks. She is an international lecturer and the owner of Normal Films.

Elaine Hall – “It takes a Child” Elaine is a mom, an author, international speaker, and the founder of the Miracle Project.

Dr. Darold Treffert – “Myths, Autism, and The Artist” Dr. Treffert is an international expert on savant syndrome and has the website www.savantssyndrome.com

Dr. Colin Zimbleman – “At Society’s Growing Edge” Dr. Zimbleman is a therapist at Star Autism in Ventura, California. He graduated from Pacifica University and has a degree from the Rhode Island Institute of Design.

Dr. Stephen Shore – “The Importance of Art and Music” Dr. Shore presents and consults internationally on adult issues pertinent to education, relationships, employment, advocacy, and discolsure and is the author of many books.

Dr. Rebecca McKenzie – “The Creative Potential of Those on the Spectrum” – Dr. McKenzie is a developmental psychologist specializing in autism. She lectures at the Faculty of Health, Education and Society at Plymouth University, United Kingdom.