About the Author

GilbertSrGilbert M. Lane, is the father of a 41-year-old autistic son and is a retired Language Arts teacher who taught in an East Harlem junior high school located in Manhattan, NYC. In his 30 years of experience as a teacher, he created many learning and teaching aids. He is the inventor of the copyrighted geography board game, Flagships ™. Gilbert M. Lane is also the author of Reflections on 30 Years of Teaching in East Harlem.

His latest book, “Autism and Parents With Autistic Children,” vividly tells the stories of how these parents endured and triumphed over
autism.  Mr. Lane continues to be an advocate for people with developmental disabilities.