American College - Center for Special Needs

Editorial Advisory Board

Lauren Agoratus

  • Parent
  • NJ state and MCH Region II (NJ, NY, PR, VI) Coordinator for Family Voices, NJ CCAN (Caregiver Community Action Network), National Family Caregivers Association, Mercerville, NJ 

Mark L. Batshaw, MD

  • Prof. and Chairman, Dept. of Pediatrics, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 

Jean F. Campbell

  • Principal, JF Campbell Consultants; Founding Board Member
  • Professional Patient Advocates in Life Sciences (PPALS)

Henry G. Chambers, MD

  • Director, Southern California Cerebral Palsy Center at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego
  • Co-director 360 Sports Medicine Program

Dr. David Fray

  • Associate Professor, Department of General Practice and Dental Public Health, University of Texas School of Dentistry, Houston, TX 

Allen Friedland, MD

  • Pediatrician and Internist Pediatric to Adult care Advisor, Wilmington, DE

Saadi Ghatan, MD

  • Site Chair, Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai West, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, New York, NY

Kyle Hauth

  • Executive Director, Orange Grove Center, Chattanooga, TN

Matthew Holder, MD

  • CEO, Lee Specialty Clinic, Louisville, KY
  • Global Medical Advisor for Special Olympics International 

Gary Liguori, Ph.D

  • Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Dean, College of Health Sciences, University of Rhode Island

Patricia E. McGoldrick, CPNP

  • Pediatric Neurology & Epilepsy, Associate Director, Developmental Disability Center, Roosevelt Hospital, NY

Steven P. Perlman, DDS, MScD, DHL (Hon)

  • Clinical Proffessor, Boston University, School of Dentistry, Boston, MA

Kelly Piacenti

  • Parent, Special Needs Consultant, MA

Robert K. Ross Ed.D., BCBA-D, LBA

  • President of the Autism Special Interest Group, Association for Behavior Analysis International
  • Senior VP at Beacon ABA Services of MA & CT

Stephen B. Sulkes, MD

  • Pediatrician, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 

Steven M. Wolf, MD

  • Associate Professor of Neurology and Director of Pediatric Epilepsy, affiliated with Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, Mount Sinai West, New York, NY