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Sharon Heller Sharon Heller, Phd

Sharon is a developmental psychologist who specializes in books on holistic solutions for anxiety, panic and sensory processing disorder (SPD). She is the author of several popular psychology books including "Uptight & Off Center: How sensory processing disorder throws adults off balance & how to create stability (Symmetry, 2013) and Anxiety: Hidden Causes, Why your anxiety may not be 'all in your head' but from something physical (Symmetry, 2011.

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March 25, 2015
by Sharon Heller, Phd


Social Media Helps Autistic Boy Have Birthday to Remember - Behind the Diagnosis

March 25, 2015 10:16 by Sharon Heller, Phd  [About the Author]

Birthday parties are meant to be special days for a child. But for a 6-year-old Florida boy, the day was devastating. Though Glenn Buratti's mother Ashlee Buratti invited his entire class over for a party, none of the 16 kids showed up. Glenn is autistic. Children on the autistic spectrum have great difficulty in socializing and making friends and often feel isolated and alone – and especially for birthday parties where no one shows. [More]