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Dr. Ronald Federici: Advocates for Children in Therapy (ACT)

Dr. Ronald Federici, founder of Advocates for Children in Therapy, offers innovative therapy for adopted children, and is also a crusader against abusive practices based on quackery and pseudoscience.
Ronald Steven Federici is often described as "the country's expert in the neuropsychological evaluation and treatment of children having multi-sensory neurodevelopmental impairments."

He is best described as a "developmental neuropsychologist," specializing in the treatment of "institutional autism" (which he also calls "post-traumatic autism," or "post-institutional autistic syndrome").

Dr. Federici is licensed by the Virginia Board, and is the holder of a Psy. D. degree.

Dr. Ronald Federici is the author of "Help for the Hopeless Child: A Guide for Families, With Special Discussion for Assessing and Treating the Post-Institutionalized Child" and is the founder of Neuropsychological and Family Practice Associates, in McLean, Virginia.

He has worked with adopted children from Russia, Romania, Ukraine and Belarus. He is also the father to seven adopted children of his own.

Federici is also an outspoken opponent of dangerous practices, such as those resulting in the death of Candace Newmaker. In addition, he has also sought to provide as much assistance as possible to children living in orphanages and other institutions with deplorable conditions.

More information about Dr. Federici and his work can be found at:

 http://ronaldfederici.wordpress.com (Ronald Federici blog)

 http://ronfederici.wordpress.com (Ron Federici blog)

 http://childrenintherapy.wordpress.com (Children in Therapy)

 http://advocatesforchildrenintherapy.wordpress.com (Advocates for Children in Therapy)

 http://angelinajolieadoptions.wordpress.com (Angelina Jolie's adoptions; Dr. Federici is Angelina Jolie's adoption consultant)

Don't be confused... 27.Jul.2009 14:08

Linda Rosa, RN linda.and.rosa@gmail.com

It is curious that Ronald Federici would here claim to be the founder of "Advocated for Children in Therapy" when this organization has, for years, been critical of his abusive and unvalidated practices:


The only incorporated *Advocates for Children in Therapy* is a Colorado organization founded in 2001, and we have only one website:


Another critic of Federici's dangerous prone restraint methods:

-- Linda Rosa, RN
Executive Director
Advocates for Children in Therapy

WARNING: Look at what this man does to children 05.Aug.2009 12:15

Fredric L. Rice frice@skeptictank.org

Take a very close look at what this individual advocates. If you had a loved one subjected to what this man claims to commit and what he advocates, in my opinion you would call the police once you found out about it.

There is a lot of information on the Internet covering this individual. Be forwarned.

My opinions only and only my opinions, as always.

You may email me for further information.