Barry M. Prizant

Barry M. Prizant

Barry M. Prizant, PhD, CCC-SLP, is among the world's leading authorities on autism, and is recognized as an innovator of respectful, person- and family-centered approaches for individuals with autism and neurodevelopmental disabilities. With more than forty years of experience as a scholar, researcher, and international consultant, he is an adjunct professor at Brown University, a certified speech-language pathologist and director of Childhood Communication Services, a private practice. Barry is coauthor of The SCERTS Model: A Comprehensive Educational Approach, now being implemented in more than a dozen countries. He has published four books, more than 130 articles and chapters and has received many awards, including the Honors of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (their highest recognition), the Princeton University Eden Foundation career award in autism and the "Divine Neurotypical Award" of GRASP, the world's largest autistic self-advocacy organization. Barry lives in Cranston, Rhode Island, with his wife, Dr. Elaine Meyer, a clinical psychologist and nurse, and Director of the Institute for Professionalism and Ethical Practice of the Harvard Medical School. Barry is a performing percussionist in a blues/rock/roots band and has a specific interest in the impact of the arts on enhancing quality of life for individuals with disabilities and their families.

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