Roberta Dolan - Author PhotoAs a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, Roberta Dolan has made it her mission to enlighten others about the importance of ending the silence and of the need for tangible strategies to support healing. Roberta is a former special education teacher with a master’s degree in counseling. The desire to educate remains at her core as she conducts seminars for parents and childcare providers on preventing childhood sexual abuse.

Say It Out Loud: Revealing and Healing the Scars of Sexual Abuse is Roberta’s first book. Her personal story of hope for all victims has been published in RAINN’s online journal, End the Silence. In an effort to support other new writers, Roberta founded the Writers’ Network of Central Connecticut.

When they are not at home in Connecticut, Roberta and her husband, Tim, enjoy traveling the country in their RV.