Marjorie Aunos, Ph.D. is an internationally renowned researcher, adjunct professor at two Canadian Universities and clinical psychologist. She was a Director of Professional Services within a health and social service agency in Montreal, Canada and founded an evidence-based program for parents with an intellectual disability that is nationally recognized and deemed as best and promising practice by accreditation Canada. Dr. Aunos is also the chair of the Parenting Special Interest Group of the International Association on the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability. She has led a number of book chapters and national and international conferences. She was a co-editor on the double special issue on Parenting by persons with intellectual disabilities of the Journal of Applied research in Intellectual Disability in 2017 and has published in many and various peer-reviewed journals.