About

Periodic Paralysis Network, Inc. (PPNI) is a privately owned S-Corporation recognized by the IRS. John D. Hunter and Susan Q. Knittle-Hunter serve in dual capacities as board members and majority shareholders. PPNI became incorporated in Washington State, on October 01, 2014. The funds used to incorporate came from book sales and private party donations. PPNI provides assistance to individuals with Periodic Paralysis (PP) through Awareness, Support, Education, and Advocacy (ASEA). The Eclectic Way (TEW) was formed and adopted by PPNI in 2022. The primary purposes of PPNI, PPNI Publishing, and TEW are Education, Support, Publishing, and Research.

Susan Q. Knittle-Hunter

Co-Founder | Vice President | Author

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Education

1983-1988

  • University of Utah
  • B.S. Psychology
  • B.S. Special Education

Skills

1983-1988

  • Teaching: every disabling condition and age group.
  • Staff Training, Directing and Management at the Educational, Program and State levels.
  • Workshop Creation
  • Workshop Presentation
  • Consulting at the Educational, Program and State levels.
  • Program Creation
  • Program Development
  • Program Management
  • Program Direction
  • Program Coordination for Schools, School Districts, Private Programs for disabled.
  • State Institutions and Program.
  • Authoring Book, Articles and Training Manuals.
  • Creating Charts, Graphs, and Work Sheets.
  • Website Creation.

Experience

1977-1985

  • Teaching Assistant
  • Paraprofessional.
  • Every disabling condition and age.
  • Jordan School District , Granite School District, Utah

1987-1988

  • Program Consultant on the State Level
  • Handicapped Services for State of Utah
  • Adjunct Professor University of Utah
  • Student Teaching
    University of Utah

1989-1993

  • Special Education Teacher Middle School -High School
  • Wyoming State Hospital and Evanston School District

1994 1997

  • Program Consultant on State Level
    Disability Services for the State of Wyoming
  • Authored Instructional Manual:
  • Creating Program Plans for MR/DD Adults
  • Program Director and Coordinator Mountain Regional Services Dual Diagnosed Adults
  • Special Education Teacher/High School/Evanston School District

2011-Present

  • Co-Founder,
  • Program Manager
  • Program Designer
  • Program Coordinator
  • Program Moderator
  • Periodic Paralysis Network, Inc.
  • Author
    170 Blog Articles related to Periodic Paralysis

Author Six Books:

  • Sotos Syndrome: A Tribute to Sandy
  • Living With Periodic Paralysis: The Mystery Unraveled
  • The Periodic Paralysis Guide And Workbook: Be The Best You Can Be Naturally
  • A Bill Of Rights For Patients With Periodic Paralysis
  • What Is Periodic Paralysis?: A Disease Like No Other
  • The Young Trombonist From Williamsport

Co-Author:

  • Moments in Time: At Home in the Woods

Interests

Susan, mother of four children and grandmother to five, enjoys the forest and wildlife at her home now on the Olympic Peninsula in the North West. She is presently writing her next book and continues to work daily to help others. In her spare time, she enjoys genealogy research, jigsaw and Sudoku puzzles, knitting and reading about the paranormal, alternative spirituality and historical romance novels.

JD Hunter

John D. Hunter

Co-Founder | President | Author | Web Designer

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Education

1974-1978

  • Westminster College
  • B.S. Behavioral Science
  • Philosophy

1979-1980

Antioch University

  • M.A. Art Therapy
  • Counseling Psychology

1984-1985

University of Utah

  • B.S. Psychology
  • Education

1995-2000

University of Utah

  • M.Ed. Special Education

2004-2006

Capella University

  • M.S. Information Technology

Experience

  • Teaching
  • Case Management
  • Corrections
  • Construction
  • Publishing
  • Web Design

2011-Present

  • Periodic Paralysis Network, Inc.
  • Author/Co-Author
  • Web Design

Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Nature
  • Woodworking
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Medicine

Who We Are

Our parent website name and address is Period Paralysis Network, Inc./https://periodicparalysisnetworkinc.com. Our child website name and address is: The Eclectic Way/https://theeclecticway.com.

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