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Cathy Pratt

Indiana Institute on Disability and Community/Indiana Resource Center for Autism

Expert Bio

Cathy Pratt is director of the Indiana Resource Center for Autism. She serves on numerous advisory boards and is past chair of the national Autism Society. She served as a member of the expert working group for the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee and in 2010 was invited to the White House to provide feedback on the president’s initiatives on autism spectrum disorders. Pratt has been honored by the Autism Society, with the 2005 Princeton Fellowship Award, and received recognition from the United States House of Representatives. In 2008, she was awarded the Distinguished Service Award by ICASE.

Areas of Expertise

Autism spectrum disorders, applied behavior analysis, positive behavior supports, policy, evidence-based educational practices, functional behavior assessment, mental health issues

Other Information

Indiana Resource Center for Autism: http://www.iidc.indiana.edu/irca