Kirsten Murphy lives in Hanover, NH with her three teenage children. She is the Administrative Director of the NH Council on Autism Spectrum Disorders. In 2002, she founded ARCH, which stands for “Autism Resources for Community and Home,” a program that now operates under the umbrella of the Special Needs Support center in Lebanon, NH. Kirsten serves on a number of state councils and boards, including the Quality Assurance Council and the NH Council on Developmental Disabilities. She is finishing her Masters in Public Health at the University of New Hampshire, Manchester.