September 17, 2013: Autism

Science Pub RVA #12

Unlocking Autism

Adam Dreyfus spoke about some of the mysteries of autism and discussed language acquisition and behavior modification. 

Adam Dreyfus Director, Sarah Dooley Center for Autism St. Joseph's Villa
Adam Dreyfus
Director, Sarah Dooley Center for Autism
St. Joseph’s Villa

Adam Dreyfus, MA, BCBA, LBA is the Director of the Sarah Dooley Center for Autism at St. Joseph’s Villa. Prior to working at Sarah Dooley, Adam was the Region 1 & 8 Technical Assistance Associate for VCU’s Autism Center for Excellence. He received his behavior analytic training at Columbia University’s Teacher College under the supervision of Dr. Douglas Greer.

Adam has spent the last five years designing and implementing behavior analytic classrooms in public schools. He has conducted dozens of trainings on verbal behavior analysis and was honored to be part of team that traveled to Beijing, China to work with their special educators improving outcomes for their children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.