Marguerite Elisofon


Marguerite Elisofon is a New York City writer and the author of "My Picture Perfect Family," a memoir about how her family navigated life with a child on the autistic spectrum before the internet and support groups existed. She also blogs about parenting young adults and disability related issues in The Never Empty Nest. Her writing has appeared in a variety of publications, including: Time, NY Metro Parents Magazine, Ability, and Autism Parenting magazine. Her family’s story has been featured by the NY Post, Fox News, Parents Magazine, and on Jenny McCarthy’s "Dirty Sexy Funny" radio show. A Vassar graduate, Marguerite was born and raised in New York City, where she still lives with her husband, Howard, in their mostly empty nest. She is available to speak about a wide variety of issues relating to autism, parenting and twins. Marguerite also offers private consultations to families struggling with autism issues.