Ken Siri is a freelance writer and the parent of a boy with autism and is also the author of 1,001 Tips for the Parents of Autistic Boys. He lives in New York City Tony Lyons is a book publisher and the parent of two girls, including one with autism, and is also the author of 1,001 Tips for the Parents of Autistic Girls. He lives in New York City. Rita Shreffler is a founding board member and the executive director of the National Autism Association. She has spent the past eight years raising public awareness of the relationship between increased toxic exposures to children and the development of neurological disorders. Rita and her husband, Arnie, live with their two children, Andrew and Mary Kathryn, near Springfield, Missouri. Teri Arranga is the director of AutismOne, the editor in chief of Autism Science Digest, and has been an active advocate in the autism community for many years. She and her husband, Ed, have two boys on the spectrum, Jarad and Ian, and live in Fullerton, California.