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Sheri A. Marino, MA, CCC-SLP

Sheri A. Marino, MA, CCC-SLP is the Autism Advisor for the Focus for Health Foundation (FFH). The foundation’s mission addresses chronic health issues related to environmental causes. Sheri serves as the Executive Director of The Autism Think Tank, N.J., an international videoconferencing team of world-renowned doctors using telemedicine to collaborate on medically complex cases of autism. She serves on the advisory board for Autism Family Services, NJ with other leaders in the field of autism. Sheri was trained in Applied Behavior Analysis at the Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center, New Brunswick, NJ, where she treated children on the autism spectrum. For 10 years, she coordinated home programs in New York, New Jersey, and London, England. Sheri founded Rocking Horse Rehab, a pediatric rehabilitation and family wellness center specializing in equine assisted therapies, located at the Essex Equestrian Center in West Orange, NJ. Rocking Horse Rehab was selected as Hospital Newspaper Pediatric Rehab and Family Wellness Center of the month in 2009, 2010 and 2013. Sheri has been voted “NJ’s Favorite Kids’ Docs” for NJ Family Magazine’s exceptional pediatric healthcare professionals issue in 2012, 2015 and 2016. Sheri is an international speaker on autism and has presented for Haven International in Ghana, Africa, Autism One in Chicago, Princeton University, Touro College/NYC, Seton Hall University, NJ Speech and Hearing Association, and PATH International. As an author, Sheri has been featured on Z Living, Pazoo, and Focus For Health.  She has been a guest on the “Autism with Dr. Andy” radio show out of Manhattan Beach, CA, and has been interviewed and filmed by CBS News, NBC News, NJN, and multiple Cable networks.

How to Recognize the Medical Comorbidities of Autism

The etiology of autism, though still a mystery, is believed to be a combination of genetic and environmental factors.  Autism is thought to develop sometime during pregnancy and the first three years of life (early-onset autism) or, as in regressive or late-onset autism, some children appear to have developed normally until 12-24 months before losing […]

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