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Feeling Anxiety About All-of-a-Sudden Homeschooling: Some Tips From Mothers Who Have Been There,” by Tammy Nyden, Dionne Bensonsmith, and Angela Riccio, The Mighty, March 20, 2020.

“Community mental health services are less expensive than incarceration,” by Tammy Nyden, June, 27, 2017.

Interviews & Coverage

“Claremonters rally for ‘Women’s March Action’,” by Andrew Alonzo, Claremont Courier, October, 21, 2021

I am Able Iowa with Co-Founder of Mothers on the Frontline!” KHOI Radio, May 29, 2021.

“Andrew Yang Puts Autism in The Spotlight, but Policy Questions Linger,” by Juana Summers, NPR., January 3, 2020.

“Andrew Yang Makes Autism Disability Policy a Key Campaign Issue,” by Skyler Romero, Parentology: Parenting in the Digital Age, January 7, 2020.

“Student seclusion reports kept secret by Cedar Rapids, Iowa City School Districts,” by Erin Jordan, The Gazette.

“‘I’m going to help some kids’ Cedar Rapids school resource officers look to be positive influence,” by Molly Duffy, The Gazette, April 20, 2019.

“Iowa City school board hits pause on police officers in schools,” by Molly Duffy, The Gazette, April, 23, 2019.

“Idea to put police officers on campuses get cold reception from Iowa City School Board,” by Aimee Breaux, Iowa City Press-Citizen, April, 23, 2019.

The Accidental Ethnographer,” by Jennifer New, Obermann Center for Advanced Studies November 15, 2018.

“Jones, Nyden, and Scott to Pursue Innovation Fund Project,” by Joe Fruchter, The Scarlet and Black, February 2, 2018.

“Iowans are talking about mental illness but who will act?” By Kathie Obradovich, Des Moines Register, November 17, 2017.

“Schools Punished Kids by Putting them in Solitary Boxes,” by Angelica Lai, October, 13, 2017, January 19, 2021.

“After Mentally Ill Son Throws Computer at His Teacher, Mom Reaches Out to Families with Disabilities,” by Angie McPherson, Independent Journal Review, January 27, 2017.

“She foresaw disaster when her young son threw a computer at his teacher. How she helped him and other mentally ill kids,” by Sara Maraniss Vander Schaaff,, January 11, 2017.