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Lynda Steed -- OT at MiChild
probably the best sensory processing disorder person in the state 967-2316

Jodi Kusturin -- DPT at Equestrian Zone
wonderful with kids on the spectrum. We have had great results with hippotherapy www.equestrianzone.org

Kara Valentine -- therapist with Peds Plus in Russellville
does a wonderful program - ACTS Jr. Can also tell you about things going on in Conway for kids with Special Needs (479) 890-5494

A Field of Angels -- baseball for special needs kids (Spring/Summer)
Contact Mark Bashears (he is on facebook as well as markbrashear@excite.com or 264-8960)

Shooting for Success -- Basketball for special needs kids (Fall)
Contact Jay Ham at First Baptist in Russellville 968-1316

Joyce Soularie - Children's Advocate
Arkansas Behavioral Health joyce.soularie@arkansas.gov

Stephen McDermott/Kim Arnold -- NAMI in Little Rock
www.namiarkansas.org - (800) 844-0381

Camile Lenderman, BCBA
ABA therapy provider in Dover (Pope County) I have misplaced her number, but I'll get it out to you ASAP.

Dennis Developmental Center (part of Children's Hospital)
You want Dr. Jill Fussell - excellent Developmental Pediatrician (Need PCP Referral to get in - takes a long time so start now) 501-364-1830 www.arpediatrics.org

ATN - Autism Treatment Network Clinic
(GI, Neuro, Genetics, Nutritian) www.arkansasautismalliance.org/clinical-care

Dr. Cartlton Burge - Little Rock Psychologist
specializes in children with Autism and their families 501-224-6888

Pat Hays - Special Education Attorney

Theresa Caldwell - Special Education Attorney
Little Rock: 501-223-2888