Karen Zelan

Karen Zelan was trained in psychoanalytic milieu therapy at the University of Chicago’s Orthogenic School. She served as a senior staff supervising psychologist at Boston Children’s Hospital Medical Center and as a Harvard Medical School instructor in the department of psychiatry. She has written extensively on children’s learning and is the coauthor, with Bruno Bettelheim, of On Learning to Read. She is a psychotherapist to troubled youth in Berkeley, California, where she resides with her husband. Her son and daughter, now grown, live nearby.


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Between Their World and Ours

Karen Zelan
St. Martin's Griffin

Autism has reached epidemic proportions. The latest studies suggest that as many as one in 150 children ages ten and younger may be affected by autism---a...


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