About Anissa

Anissa Ryland is the Executive Director for The Austin, TX Johnson Center for Child Health & Development, a multi-disciplinary center in Austin, TX, where she has worked for the last sixteen years.

Anissa has an extensive history working with non-profit organizations across the US, and over the last two decades her work has been focused on children and young adults with autism and related developmental disorders. In addition to her work, her parenting journey has included autism, autoimmune disorders, twice exceptional children, and, for the last two years, foster parenting.

Anissa melds her personal and professional experiences to try and improve the lives of children and young adults facing developmental and medical challenges, with a focus on resources for the entire family.

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