Alyson Reid-Larade is an award-winning high school teacher who has been teaching and coaching teens for over 20 years. Additionally, she is a student of the Neufeld Institute of Developmental Science, bridging Neuroscience, Psychology and behaviour.

Her subject specialties include Science, Biology, Physical Education, Outdoor Education and Special Education. She focuses on all aspects of Health and Wellness.  

Her high school students have appreciated her style of treating them like the adults they are becoming.  They found her lessons so helpful that they suggested that she turn them into a book.

How To Be Your Own Hero will help teens and young adults find inner resilience and, in doing so, guide them toward their best futures.