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CASD 7317X/CBSE 7685T Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders: About the Authors

Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders, Professor Susan Longtin

Susan Longtin

Susan Longtin is Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Speech Communication Arts and Sciences at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York with interests in language development, language disorders in children, and autism spectrum disorders. She is Program Coordinator of  the interdisciplinary Advanced Certificate Program in Autism Spectrum Disorders at the college. She is a licensed, certified speech-language pathologist, who has worked in school and clinical settings.  Throughout her career, she has supervised graduate student clinicians in speech-language pathology and has facilitated support groups for the Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association (AHA). She has lead Hanen programs for families of children with language impairment and autism spectrum disorders. She has presented her research at state and national conventions. Her research, publications, and clinical practice address issues of interest to the ASD community from the preschool through the college years. Susan Longtin To contact Dr. Longtin, please email her.

Emily Fairey

Emily Fairey is the technical designer and editor of this site. She has a doctorate in Classics from CUNY Graduate Center (2006), and a masters in Library and Information Science from Pratt Institute (2011). She currently teaches Latin, Greek, and Classical Studies as an adjunct professor at Drew University, as well as creating websites, and language-learning modules. She is also a classically trained flutist and saxophonist and has played for 18 years in the Hungry March Band. For more information, see her website.