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  • Dr. Zand has been working with young people and their families since the 1990's.

  • She has extensive training in providing individual and family therapies.

  • Dr. Zand is the mother of  boy-girl twins, one of whom was diagnosed with autism at 9 years old;  both of whom have learning challenges within traditional educational settings.

  • Not wanting other children to miss early intervention windows, Dr. Zand developed an expertise in conducting Developmental, Autism, Attachment, Learning, and ADHD assessments.

  • She also began doing research on processes that promote positive adaptation among children, parents, and families.

  • To inform clinical practice, Dr. Zand has published her research in multiple peer reviewed journals, trade magazines, and books.  She has presented at local, state, and national conferences.  Dr. Zand also has served as an editor for several national journals.

  • Dr. Zand has taught physicians, medical students, psychologists, counselors, and social workers on child development, diagnostic assessment,  neurodevelopmental disorders, positive adaptation, parenting,       and children's mental health. 

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