Lisa is a speech-language pathologist with expertise in Autism Spectrum Disorders, social/pragmatic language disorders, articulation/phonological disorders, and language-learning disabilities (auditory and language processing disorders). She often collaborates with ABA therapists during therapy sessions to improve patient outcomes. Lisa received her Masters in Education with a concentration in communication disorders from the University of Virginia in 1990. She has 30 years of experience in the field of speech-language pathology. Early in her career, she developed a passion for furthering her understanding of Autism and related developmental disorders, particularly high functioning Autism, language-learning disabilities, and Asperger’s Syndrome. Lisa has certification in the following areas: Early Intervention, ADOS (Autism Diagnostics), Autism Spectrum Disorders, The Listening Program, Beckman and Talk Tools (Oral-Motor Treatment Programs). She completed Intro to PROMPT and is excited to apply her knowledge to her treatment sessions. As a child development specialist, she has had the opportunity to counsel numerous families in the management of their children’s complex educational and social/emotional needs. Lisa and her husband have 3 children who are scattered up and down the east coast! Lisa plans to survive her empty nest syndrome by keeping up with her two pups and traveling to see her family!