Ivar Lovaas and Stanley Greenspan transformed the way we view and treat autism today. Lovaas proved behavior modification to be an effective teaching tool at UCLA in 1987 while Greenspan devised a child-led play therapy to engage children emotionally.
My experiences meeting actress Polly Draper (star of 'thirtysomething' and showrunner of 'The Naked Brothers Band'), jazz pianist Michael Wolff, and their sons actor/musician/singer-songwriters Nat and Alex Wolff (stars of 'The Naked Brothers Band')
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a perplexing neurodevelopmental disorder with deficits in social communication and restrictive, repetitive patterns of behaviors, interests, or activities. Recovery is possible if the child receives therapy before age 5.
Jesse Draper (of the former Nickelodeon TV series, "The Naked Brothers Band" that stars her real life cousins Nat and Alex Wolff, and which is written and directed by her aunt Polly Draper) is the host of the web show "The Valley Girl Show".