November 22, 2023
Dr. Barry Prizant is a speech-language pathologist with close to 50 years experience as a researcher and international consultant for autistic individuals and their families. He is a Visiting Scholar at Brown University and Director, Childhood Communication Services. Publications include The SCERTS Model manuals, an educational approach implemented in more than a dozen countries, four books and 130 scholarly chapters and articles. Barry has presented more than 900 seminars and keynote addresses internationally, including two invited presentations at the UN for World Autism Awareness Day. He has received numerous honors for his career contributions. His recent book Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism (Simon & Schuster, 2015) is translated into 18 languages and is the recipient of the Autism Society of America’s 2017 “Dr. Temple Grandin Award for the Outstanding Literary work in autism”. In 2019, Book Authority ranked Uniquely Human #1 of the “100 Best Autism Books of all time”.
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