Dr. Kathleen Quill provides professional and family support to improve the quality of intervention to children and adolescents with autism.
She is a licensed Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D), developmental psycholinguist, special education administrator, professor, author, and advocate.
Kathy lectures internationally on contemporary Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), innovations in assessment and program planning for social and communication development, and meaningful intervention for challenging and complex behavior.
Kathy takes a leadership role in many national and state initiatives. She is the editor of the seminal text Teaching children with autism: Strategies to enhance communication and socialization. (Delmar Publishers, 1995); and author of the bestseller DO-WATCH-LISTEN-SAY: Social and communication intervention for individuals with autism (Brookes Publishing, 2000; 2nd edition, 2017), both translated into 10 different languages. She authors e-learning courses on social, language, and communication and was the principal author of AutismPro (2004), the first online system that delivered assessment, curriculum and resources to home-based providers and families.
Kathy's current work focuses on Intervention for Repetitive and Restricted Behaviors in Autism Spectrum Disorder (text in development).
Kathy is on the editorial board for Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders and Focus on Autism and other Developmental Disabilities, a member of the Professional Panel of Advisors for the Autism Society of America (ASA), and co-chair of the ASA commission on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).