Lynn Kern Koegel is one of the world's foremost experts on the treatment of autism. She and her husband, Robert L. Koegel, Ph.D., founded the renowned Autism Research Center at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Californian, Santa Barbara. She lives in Santa Barbara, California. Claire LaZebnik is a published novelist and magazine writer. She lives with her husband and four children in Pacific Palisades, California. Koegel and LaZebnik are also the authors of Growing Up on the Spectrum: A Guide to Life, Love, and Learning for Teens and Young Adults with Autism and Asperger's.
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