RIP Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D.

Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D. passed away yesterday and what a great loss this is. A true visionary and advocate for our children, he will be missed for the man he was and the countless lives he changed.

I had the fortunate opportunity to consult with Dr. Greenspan while working with a number of his patients in the 90’s. He was a great supporter of sound and music based methods to help children with developmental problems.

RIP Dr. Greenspan, I am sorry to see you go, but what what a legacy you have left.

Here is an announcement from the ICDL, the organization he co-founded.

It is with great sorrow that we share with you the news that Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D. died on April 27, 2010.  Dr. Greenspan was the Founder and Chairman of the Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders (ICDL), founding member and past board president of Zero To Three: National Center for Infants,Toddlers, and Families and former director of the National Institute of Mental Health’s Clinical Infant Developmental Program and Mental Health Study Center. As the world’s foremost authority on clinical work with infants and young children with developmental and emotional problems, his work continues to guide parents, professionals and researchers all over the world.

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