Sue Smith-Rex, Ed.D. recently retired as a professor of Special Education from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. after thirty years of teaching in both public schools and higher education, she is now doing consulting work involving “at risk” issues and is the owner of a small business. In addition to co-authoring eleven books, she has conducted workshops throughout the US on the topics of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and school bullying. She has been the recipient of many professional awards: 1998- South Carolina Association of Counselors’ Humanitarian Award; 1992- President Bush’s Point of Light Award; and the 1988- Jefferson Pilot recipient of the Jefferson Award for public service.