Dianne Zager is Head of School at Shrub Oak International School in Westchester County, New York. Shrub Oak is an independent boarding and day school for children, adolescents, and young adults with autism. Prior to accepting her current position, she was the Michael C. Koffler Professor in Autism at Pace University in New York City, where she served as chairperson of the Special Education Department and was the founding director of one of the nation's first autism college support programs. Michael L. Wehmeyer is the Ross and Marianna Beach Distinguished Professor in Special Education and Chair, Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas. He is also Senior Scientist and Director of the Beach Center on Disability, also at the University of Kansas.