Patricia S. Lemer
Patricia S. Lemer is a licensed professional counselor, holding a Masters of Education in counseling and learning disabilities from Boston College and a Masters in Business from Johns Hopkins University. She practiced as an educational diagnostician for over 40 years. She was a co-founder and served as Executive Director of the international non-profit organization Developmental Delay Resources. Lemer writes continually for her blog “After the Diagnosis, Then What?” about combining a biomedical approach to autism with sensory and movement-based therapies. She is the editor of EnVISIONing a Bright Future: Interventions that Work for Children and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (2008), and the author of Outsmarting Autism: The Ultimate Guide to Management, Healing, and Prevention (2014). The latter won First Prize from The Authors’ Zone (TAZ) in 2015. From 2012-2014, Lemer consulted in Kuwait to establish a center for young adults with autism. She lives in Pittsburgh, PA and is both a mother and grandmother.