Quote from ICDL :
“It is with great sorrow that we share with you the news that Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D. died on April 27, 2010. Dr. Greenspan was the Founder and Chairman of the Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders (ICDL), founding member and past board president of Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families and former director of the National Institute of Mental Health’s Clinical Infant Development Program and Mental Health Study Center. As the world’s foremost authority on clinical work with infants and young children with developmental and emotional problems, his work continues to guide parents, professionals and researchers all over the world.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Stanley Greenspan Memorial Scholorship fund, established by the Greenspan family to supoport future leaders in the field of infant mental health and developmental disorders, currently enrolled or applying to the ICDL Graduate School. Applications for this scholorship will be made available online soon.”
Who is Stanley I.Greenspan?
Quote from wikipedia:
“Stanley Greenspan (1941-April 27, 2010) was a clinical professor of Psychiatry, Behavioral Science and Pediatrics at George Washington University Medical School and a practicing child psychiatrist. He lived in Bethesda, Maryland. He was Chairman of the Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders and also a Supervising Child Psychoanalyst at the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute. A graduate of Harvard College and Yale Medical School, Dr. Greenspan was the founding president of Zero To Three Foundation: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families and former director of the National Institute of Mental Health.s Clinical Infant Developmental Program and Mental Health Study Center. His teaching inspired noted acting coach Elaine Hall to create The Miracle Project, a nonprofit, Sherman Oaks, California based theater group for children with autism and other afflictions shown in the 2007 documentary, Autism: The Musical.”
One of his books is translated in Indonesia “The Child with Special Needs” – by Yayasan Ayo Main! .
RIP Stanley I.Greenspan, we love you and we owe you a lot!