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Community Conversations: An Interview with Dr. Michael Alessandri, the Executive Director of UM-NSU CARD (University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities)

I am deeply grateful and excited to introduce you to Dr. Michael Alessandri, whose list of qualifications and accomplishments are amazing and impossible to quantify. He is the Executive Director of UM-NSU CARD (the University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities), and just celebrated his 25th anniversary there this year. I am proud to call him a mentor and a friend. Without further ado, here he is!

Community Conversations: An Interview with Dr. Jack Scott, the Founder and Executive Director of FAU CARD (Florida Atlantic University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities)

Dr. Jack Scott is the founder and executive director of the Florida Atlantic University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, who is also my friend. He is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education and teaches courses on autism, inclusion, and behavior analysis. He has helped many people and families. It is my honor to introduce you to him!

Paintings of Marine Life

This portfolio of marine life art is the culmination of 3 years of work. I hope you like them as much as I enjoyed and grew from creating them.

Abstract Art Collection

This portfolio of abstract art is a sample of 3 years of work. I hope you like them as much as I enjoyed and grew from creating them.

The Aquarium Fish Collection

This portfolio of aquarium fish art is the culmination of 3 years of work. I hope you like them as much as I enjoyed and grew from creating them.

Science ›

Community Conversations: An Interview with Dr. Jack Scott, the Founder and Executive Director of FAU CARD (Florida Atlantic University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities)

Dr. Jack Scott is the founder and executive director of the Florida Atlantic University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, who is also my friend. He is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education and teaches courses on autism, inclusion, and behavior analysis. He has helped many people and families. It is my honor to introduce you to him!

Paintings of Marine Life

This portfolio of marine life art is the culmination of 3 years of work. I hope you like them as much as I enjoyed and grew from creating them.

Essays ›

Poetry ›

The Song of Atlantis

The following poem is an excerpt from my newest book, "The Blue Book of Poetry and Life". Enjoy!

The Forever Refuge

A cloud jungle in the skyis hidden by invisible barriers on all sides,reinforced by immense rock formationsthat were carved by waterfalls in olden days and the deep visions of ancient […]

Goddess Quintessence

Love is an art,the crafting of curiosity,a prelude to passion’s kissthat levels mountains of riskto piles of sandalong the hillsof the valleys’ descent,where the stream of fishbreaks into tributaries,the capillaries […]

The Way I Love

The way I love is the way I love,as I learn the way I learn.I love the way I love.My heart burns the way a fire burns. The heart that […]

Albatross

Light, Streamlined form, The kite-bird Floats for hours On the Ocean’s breath With gentle flaps Of giant wings. Feathered master Of air and sea, The rider of thermals Glides on […]

An Artist's Metanoia

Girded with the Sash of Knowledge,Decorated by the power to use itTo rescue whomever she chooses,My muse is amazed and amusedBy the spirit of her followers that drives themTo ardently […]

On Achievement

There is no greater honor than the feeling of accomplishment. Whether it involves attaining a goal, meeting an expectation, or obtaining a memento to commemorate some intangible victory, achievement of […]

Off Topic: Billfish in Popular Culture

For millennia, people have scoured the oceans for leviathans and other sea monsters. Experienced fishermen have scoured the seas for proof of their existence, telling countless stories of elusive giant […]