Lauren Brukner is a Senior Occupational Therapist and published author of six books with Jessica Kingsley Publishers. She currently works as a Senior Occupational Therapist and evaluator for the NYC Department of Education. She has contributed to Scary Mommy, the Huffington Post, and Edutopia. Lauren was a speaker at UNESCO's Virtual Special Kids International Summit in April of 2020. She appeared as a guest on the Sue Larkey Show, The Autism Show, The Manhattan Neighborhood Network's School-Home Connection, the Sue Atkins Show, and The Matt Townsend Show. She was quoted in the Wall Street Journal on self-regulation tips for traveling. Her books have been endorsed by experts in the field such as Dr. Temple Grandin, Dr. Lucy Jane Miller, and Dr. Winnie Dunn, and listed as resources on websites such as Real Simple Magazine, Inc. Magazine, Psych Central, Romper, Everyday Health, Aol's Health and Wellness, MSN Health, Singapore's Child, and Friendship Circle, among other websites/libraries/community/academic/parenting sources.