Jackie Sparks is a child and family therapist, who retired 30 years after Co-founding and Directing Children Unlimited in Conway, NH, an innovative Early Childhood Agency which included Early Intervention, Inclusive Preschool, Developmental Child Care, and Family Resource Services. She is a NH Licensed Pediatric Occupational Therapist, a Sensory Processing Specialist, a certified Infant Mental Health and Early Childhood Trauma-Informed Specialist. In retirement, Ms. Sparks is providing in-home Family Support Services to very high-risk parents and children throughout the North Country. Ms. Sparks received her MS in Pediatric Developmental Disabilities from Boston University and was a Post-Graduate Infant Mental Health Fellow at the Boston Institute of Psychotherapists. Ms. Sparks remains a strong advocate for young children and their need for healthy social-emotional connections.