Teresa Robinson has been employed for over 20 years as a behavior management consultant for people with a variety of developmental disabilities. She has worked in the public school system, residential settings, supported and sheltered employment, in institutions, day care centers and in students’ homes.
Ms. Robinson specializes in the development of Functional Behavioral Assessments. These assessments spell out appropriate educational and behavioral plans for people with disabilities. She designed and now supervises a pre-school program specifically geared to meet the needs of pre-school students with severe communication and language disorders.
Ms. Robinson has presented at local and state conferences on the subject of autism. Topics include:
Executive function and autism spectrum disorders
Developing functional behavior assessments
Theory of mind and autism
Twice-gifted students (students who have Aspergers and are also gifted)
Ms. Robinson teaches in the Autism Certification Program at Johns Hopkins University. She has a M.A. from the University of South Carolina.