Roberta M. Roy




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Roberta M. Roy

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ROBERTA M ROY, medalist in Inspirational Fiction in the Jenkins 2011 Living Now Awards, holds a B.A. in English from the State University at Albany, NY; an M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Nebraska; a Certificate of Clinical Competency in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language Association (ASHA); and a license as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the State of New York. ROY's degree in English and her experience as an allied health profession particularly qualify her to write humanistic sci-fi with literary quality. Currently ROY serves emotionally challenged children in mixed day and residential setting in Rhinebeck, NY. Other works by Roy include Straight from the Robin's Nest (Essays by Roy on a ...more

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Jolt: A Rural Noir

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The shootings apparently carried out by Dylan Roofe in SC sadden me greatly.How could he have so little empathy for those he shot?

We know so little about teaching empathy.

Everyone needs to read Born for Love: Why Empathy Is Essential and Endangered by Maia Szalavitz and Bruce D. Perry, MD, PHD, authors of The Boy Who Was Raised a Dog. I came across it on the net and ordered a second hand copy.... Read more of this blog post »
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Stuart Land Thanks for being my friend, Roberta. I think it's great that you holler about someone's book. All writes hope for readers like you.


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