Melissa Morgenlander, PhD, is an adjunct professor at Brooklyn College. She has also served as an educational consultant and curriculum developer to a variety of educational television shows, apps, after-school programs and educational start-ups. An active writer, her most recent writing focuses on parenting a child with autism and can be found in online journals such as Real Simple and Toca Boca Magazine. Dr. Morgenlander holds a doctorate from Teachers College, Columbia University in Cognitive Studies in Education. She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and teenage boy-girl twins. You can learn more about her on her website, www.MelissaMorgenlander.com.