About the Author
Laurie Glader is an Assistant Professor at Harvard University Medical School. She trained in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, ultimately focusing on children with medical complexity. Since 1997 she has directed the Complex Care Service Outpatient Program at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH), and provides patients with comprehensive medical care and developmental oversight. Her particular area of interest is children with cerebral palsy and models of care delivery. She is co-director of the large multi-disciplinary Cerebral Palsy and Spasticity Center at BCH. She is active in the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine.
Richard Stevenson is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in the Division of Developmental Pediatrics, where he has been on the faculty since 1989. He is an attending pediatrician at the Child Development and Rehabilitation Center (CDRC) of the University of Virginia Children's Hospital, caring for children across the range of acquired and congenital disabilities. He is active in clinical care, education, research and administration. He is Past President of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine. His main interest and expertise relates to the care of children with cerebral palsy, and he has particular empathy for children with complex needs.