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Autism & Behavioral Analysis Expert Witness | Indiana

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This highly qualified expert is board certified in behavior analysis and conducts studies on autism spectrum disorders. She received her MS degree in special education from the University of Illinois and her PhD degree from Indiana University. She is a member of the board of directors at the National Autism Society of America and the vice-president at Northwest Indiana Autism Society of America. She has published a dozen peer-reviewed journal articles and is a guest editor for the Journal of Autism and Developmental Issues. She lectures both nationally and internationally and has received multiple honors for her outstanding work, including the Indiana Council of Administrators of Special Education's "Distinguished Service Award". She is the former coordinator of the Indiana LRE initiative and the Integrated and Effective Schools Project at Indiana University, through which she created integrated options for students served in separate facilities. Currently, she is the Director of the Resource Center for Autism at a major university.

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Location: IN
BA, Special Education, Indiana University
MS, Special Education, University of Illinois
PhD, Special Education, Indiana University
Board Certified, Behavioral Analysis, Pennsylvania State University
Member, Board of Directors - National Autism Society of America
Member, American Association on Mental Retardation
Member, Advisory Board - Illinois Autism Training and Technical Assistance Project
Member, Panel of Professional Advisors - Autism Society of America
Published, several book chapters, a dozen peer-reviewed journal articles, numerous invited lectures
Honor, Distinguished Service Award, Indiana Council of Administrators of Special Education
Former, Teacher, Special Education District of McHenry County
Former, Teacher, Northwest Indiana Special Education Cooperative
Former, Project Coordinator - Indiana LRE Initiative, Indiana University
Former, Project Coordinator - Integrated & Effective Schools Project, Indiana University
Current, Guest Editor, major autism journal publication
Current, Coordinator - Autism Special Interest Group, major association for disabilities
Current, Director - Resource Center for Autism, a Major American University (20+ years)

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