Melissa Van Hook
About Melissa Van Hook
Melissa Van Hook is an Arizona native and an Arizona State University graduate
with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She is the owner of ASD Maverick
Consulting, a business where the focus is to improve the outcomes for individuals
with autism, particularly in achieving competitive, integrated employment.
Melissa has 22 years of experience in the world of autism and other disabilities. A
Co-Founder of East Valley Autism Network and the Chair for the Arizona
Developmental Disabilities Planning Council, Melissa has worked closely with
others in the autism community to pass several key pieces of legislation, including
the autism insurance bill, Steven’s Law, in 2008.