About the Author
In the 1950 s, Louise Wade overcame polio that threatened her life. When her daughter, Melody, was born in 1962 with a profound brain injury, Louise’s determination and endless energy, paired with the Doman-Delacato patterning program, thwarted a tragic existence for Melody. Louise pursued graduate studies at the University of Virginia to become a teacher, consultant, and professor. Her life has had a positive impact on the lives of countless individuals with special needs and her innovative strategies have helped youngsters accomplishments throughout the years.