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Author/Illustrator: Marla Roth-Fisch

Marla Roth-FischMarla Fisch’s professional background includes positions in marketing and operations for Los Angeles-based Westfield Corporation, one of the world's top owners and managers of major regional shopping centers. Prior to her experience at Westfield, Fisch founded and ran Raiders’ Benefit Basketball, a California-based organization that recruited professional athletes for charity basketball and softball fundraisers benefitting schools and other causes.

Marla, a happily married mother of two children, lives in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. She wrote and illustrated the book Sensitive Sam, as a read-together book for parents and children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). The book, written from a child’s perspective, is told in rhyme and illustrated with bright colors and empathetic scenes designed to hold attention and foster better understanding of children with SPD and their parents.  Her second book, Sensitive Sam Visits the Dentist is now available for pre-order.  

The mother of a son with SPD, Marla Fisch is committed to making an active and positive personal contribution in her future involvement as an SPDF board member, and advisory board member for Future Horizons, Inc.


Photo by:   John Leyba