Gil Tippy, PsyD, has been a classroom teacher, a Psychologist in schools, or both, for more than 40 years. He is one of the founders of the Rebecca School in New York City where he was the Clinical Director for 13 years. Dr. Tippy is one of the founders of Shrub Oak International School in Westchester County, New York, where he is the Clinical Director Emeritus. Both of these schools are for children and adults with challenges in relating and communicating. He is the co-author, with Stanley I. Greenspan, MD, of the popular book, Respecting Autism, (Simon & Brown, March 28, 2017). He consults to schools, clinics and clinicians around the world and sees individuals in his private practice in California and New York.