Marianne Russo, President and Founder of The Coffee Klatch Special Needs Talk Radio Network.

In 2009, Marianne launched The Coffee Klatch Special Needs Talk Radio Network to a largely underserved audience. Based out of New York, The Coffee Klatch soon became a staple in the special needs community bringing excellence in broadcasting to hundreds of thousands of listeners worldwide. A respected and proven leader with key relationships and expertise that grew her radio network into an international force.

Today, The Coffee Klatch Special Needs Talk Radio Network is widely known and recognized for its in depth and comprehensive interviews. With over one million listeners, Marianne connects the special needs community by bringing cutting edge research and “out of the box” thinking from world renowned experts in the field of child mental health. Marianne has developed relationships with some of the most respected and sought after child and adolescent experts and children’s foundations in the world. She has brought hundreds of thousands of professionals, parents and educators together through her interviews and is bringing them together once more in her book – The Life Unexpected.