About Us

We specialize in working with families and children with special needs, and generally helping families heal conflicts and focus on their future.

Marsha Markle is dedicated to serving children with disabilities and their families.
Her experiences include parenting a son who was diagnosed on the autism spectrum
at a time when the cause was considered to be “refrigerator mother”, moving to
providing behavior therapy for children in a hospital pediatric clinic, to a career
as a school psychologist and as a university professor instructing students in the
master’s degree program for special education. Marsha has attended several hundred
IEP meetings, some as a parent, many as a school psychologist, and several as the
IEP team administrator. She knows how the system functions from multiple perspectives.


  • M.A. in Public Speaking, Florida State University
  • M.A. in School Psychology, Western Michigan University
  • Ed.S.( Educational Specialist), Western Michigan University
  • Certificate, Coach U
  • Certificate, Special Education Advocacy
  • Certificate, Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Parent of an adult with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • 22 + years, School Psychologist in a K-12 district with attendance in more than 2,000 IEPs
  • University Professor in special education and school psychology
  • Personal Coach for Parents of Children with Special Needs
  • Special Education Advocate Internship
  • Board Member of local Professional Organization (SANDCASP)

Volunteer work/Interests and Activities:

  • Positive Behavior Supports
  • Assessment planning, interpretation and evidence-based recommendations
  • Goal Writing
  • Assistive Technology for Academics for mild/moderate student needs




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