For more than twenty years, Connie Hammer, MSW and PCI Certified Parent Coach has been energetically guiding frustrated, lost and confused parents to achieve their parenting hopes and dreams with her amazing skills. As parent educator, consultant and coach, Hammer is passionate about supporting parents of young children recently diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Hammer is very adept at customizing her support to any parent’s unique situation so they can joyfully and successfully parent the child they were meant to have despite any physical, cognitive, social or emotional challenges.
Connie founded her parent coaching business, The Progressive Parent, LLC in 2005 after she acquired her Parent Coach Certification™ from The Parent Coaching Institute of Bellevue, Washington, the nation’s only Parent Coach Certification™. In 2010 she established, Parent Coaching for Autism, a subsidiary of The Progressive Parent, to provide resources, programs and specialized assistance to parents of children on the Autism spectrum.
Prior to this Hammer spent seventeen years working as a school social worker counseling children and supporting parents. Due to her previous work with students of special needs and the alarming numbers of children being diagnosed with Autism, her mission continues to be helping parents uncover their children’s abilities in order to change possibilities. This internationally published expert enjoys coaching parents from all over the world, in person or on the phone. You can contact her via email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit her at http://www.parentcoachingforautism.com