A pediatric neuropsychologist, Dr. Silvana Casale works privately with families that have children with brain disorders. She has studied at Boston College and the university of Miami and in Coral Gables. While living in Miami she served on the Board of Directors of the Melissa Institute, a nonprofit for violence prevention. While living in Boston she worked for the public school system for nine years as a school psychologist. Silvana has worked as a mentor for TACA (talk about curing autism), a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families that have children with autism. She offers a background of mental health consulting and child development as well as experience of serving on other nonprofit boards.