Areva Martin & Eric Chessen

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Summary: April is Autism Awareness Month! Join us for a special hour show with Areva Martin and Eric Chessen. Known to audiences across the country from her regular appearances on THE DR. PHIL SHOW and THE BALANCING ACT, as well as stops at the THE CBS EARLY SHOW, FOX NEWS and other national shows, Areva is one of television’s most in-demand legal experts/analysts. A quotable authority on workplace, disability rights, education, custody and women’s issues, this accomplished and multi-award winning attorney, syndicated columnist, author and public speaker is also quoted and or featured on the pages of publications ranging from the LOS ANGELES DAILY JOURNAL to REDBOOK and the LA TIMES. Areva is also a nationally recognized autism expert. President and co-founder of Special Needs Network, Inc. (SNN), a non-profit launched specifically to support families with special needs children. She has raised millions of dollars for families of children with autism and under her leadership, SNN has provided services to more than 15,000 families in low income communities across California. The go-to autism agency in Los Angeles, Areva has received high praise for developing innovative and parent-centered programs from federal and state elected officials, community leaders and faith-based organizations. In addition to being a sought after legal expert, Areva is the best-selling author of THE EVERYDAY ADVOCATE: Standing Up For Your Child with Autism (Penguin, April, 2010). Eric Chessen, M.S., is the Founder of Autism Fitness. An Exercise Physiologist and behavior specialist, Eric has spent nearly a decade developing and implementing successful fitness and PE programs for the young autism and special needs population. In addition to working directly with his athletes, Eric consults with schools, parents, and organizations worldwide. He is the creator of the PAC Profile Assessment Toolbox, and provides workshops around the U.S. More info is available at