'The Everyday Advocate'

May 29, 2010 Martin explains how to be an activist for your children's rights in The Everyday Advocate -- Standing Up For Your Child with Autism."


Areva Martin, esq., a regular on the Dr. Phil show, is a nationally recognized autism expert and the parent of an autistic child. A graduate of University of Chicago and Harvard Law School, she is president and co-founder of special needs network in South Central L.A. , a non-profit that brings attention to the epidemic of autism, especially in the African-American community-- and offers resources and to navigate through the bureaucratic red tape to obtain services.

In her new book, i>The Everyday Advocate -- Standing Up For Your Child with Autism," Martin lays out vital and relevant step-by-step instructions to parents facing the seemingly impossible odds of advocating for a child with autism.

Copyright © 2022 WLS-TV. All Rights Reserved.