Pam Britton Reese is a Ph.D. student in Applied Language and Speech Science. She has been a student at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette for two years. Previously, she worked as speech pathologist in schools and in private practice. She was also a supervisor in communication disorders at Ohio University.  She likes nothing better, professionally, than helping small, silent two year old boys start talking. She has also published books about autism with LinguiSystems for the last 15 years. The Circle of Autism was previously published on-line at ken*again e-magazine.

Joe Reese is a novelist, playwright, storyteller, and college teacher.  He has published four novels, several plays, and a number of stories and articles.  When he is not teaching (English and German), he enjoys visiting elementary schools, where he tells stories from his Katie Dee novels and talks to students about writing.  He and his wife Pam live currently in Lafayette, Louisiana.  They have three children:  Kate, Matthew, and Sam