Tom Ott L.C.S.W.
Tom is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 35 years of experience in assisting and supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Presently he supports people through his individual and group work in a specialty clinic and he also assists people in making a plan for their future, based on their desires, situation and options. He works at a voluntary, non-profit agency and has collaborated with many other voluntary agencies and governmental partners.
Laura Shumaker is a nationally recognized writer, autism and disabilities advocate. Her essays have appeared in many places, including the New York Times, CNN, NPR, and in a popular autism and disabilities blog for The San Francisco Chronicle. Her oldest son oldest, Matthew, is the subject of her book
Nathan D. DeCorpo
Nathan D. DeCorpo is Special Counsel to the Law Offices of Elliot S. Schlissel. Mr. DeCorpo is a practicing attorney in the State of New York. Mr. DeCorpo is a member of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys as well as a Committee Member of the Trusts and Estates Sections of the Queens and Nassau County Bar Associations. Mr. DeCorpo is a frequent speaker on issues of asset preservation and works directly with the Quality Services for the Autism Community organization.
Mr. Weisbrot is now a Special Care Planner at CWP and currently one of only 127 Chartered Special Needs Consultants in the country. He was presented with the “NY Mets Spirit Award” in recognition of his efforts to enrich the lives of individuals with disabilities. He is a member of Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center’s Special Needs Advisory Committee, the Autism Society of America – Nassau Suffolk Chapter of New York State, and the Long Island Family Support Consumer Council. Mr. Weisbrot has three sons on the autism spectrum.