Jessica Lenden-Holt and Forrest Holt
Jessica Lenden-Holt is a school based speech-language pathologist in East Tennessee. She was previously the clinic director of pediatric outpatient centers, including two centers for individuals with autism in South Texas. She was the founder of an Autism Support Group in South Texas and continues to run an online autism support group through Facebook, Parents Supporting Parents of Individuals with Autism and Related Disorders (PSP). Forrest Holt is a high school, special education teacher in East Tennessee. He has been piloting programs involving assistive technology and communication devices in his classroom for the past two years. He is also a cofounder and participant in PSP. Forrest and Jessica have two biological children, Alayna and Brayden Holt. They also currently foster a child with autism.