Raun K. Kaufman
Raun K. Kaufman, former CEO of the Autism Treatment Center of America, conducts lectures and seminars worldwide. In addition to his work with families and professionals over the past fifteen years, Raun has a unique history. As a child, Raun was diagnosed with severe autism. His parents developed the Son-Rise Program, which enabled Raun to completely recover from his autism with no trace of his former condition. His story was recounted in the book Son-Rise: The Miracle Continues and the NBC-TV movie Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love. A graduate of Brown University with a degree in biomedical ethics, Raun has written articles featured in a host of journals and books and has been interviewed by National Public Radio, BBC Television, Fox News Channel, People magazine, and other media. He is currently serving as director of global education for the Autism Treatment Center of America.