• Featured Presenters

    Cynthia C. Johnson, M.A.

    Cynthia JohnsonCynthia Johnson is a therapeutic tutor and pioneering educator who founded the Venture Program at Bellevue College—the first degree program in the nation designed for students challenged with learning and intellectual disabilities. She holds a Masters in Educational Administration and has completed post-graduate work in brain research in education. In her tutoring practice, she works with students ranging in educational level from preschool to college. You can visit her website, cjohnsontutoring.com, to read what parents and student say about her work.

    Johnson has been featured by National Public Radio, the Chicago Tribune, Inside Higher Education, University Business Review, the Seattle Times, and KIRO Television. She was a member of the Task Force on the High School Financial Planning Program for the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) and has been a guest on over 30 radio stations nationally to talk about her work as a writer and educator.

    George T. Lynn, M.A., L.M.H.C.

    George LynnGeorge Lynn is a licensed mental health counselor from Bellevue, Washington, with a specialty working with adults and children with neuropsychological issues. He has lectured internationally on the subject, is the author of five popular books on parenting children with extreme behavior challenges, and is parent to an adult child diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.

    His career as a psychotherapist and writer spans thirty years. He has taught at the graduate level at Antioch University, the University of Puget Sound, and Chapman College and holds master’s degrees from the University of Colorado in public administration and Antioch University in psychology. His articles have been featured in several national magazines, including the Family Therapy Networker and Hope. He has appeared on National Public Radio, Air America, the Maury Povich Show, and the Thom Hartmann Show to talk about his work with children and families.