Danielle Hatchimonji, Ed.M., M.S., is associate lab director of the Social-Emotional and Character Development Lab at Rutgers University and psychology resident at Nemours/A.I duPont Hospital for Children. Her research focuses on promoting social-emotional skills and character in children and families to enhance resilience in the face of chronic stress and trauma. Her interest in special-needs families stems from growing up with a younger brother with an autism spectrum disorder.