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Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D.

Brenda Smith Myles is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas where she co-directs a graduate program in Asperger Syndrome and autism. She has written numerous articles and books on Asperger Syndrome and autism including Asperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments: Practical Solutions for Tantrums, Rage, and Meltdowns (with Southwick), Asperger Syndrome and Sensory Issues: Practical Solutions for Making Sense of the World (with Cook, Miller, Rinner, and Robbins), and Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Practical Solutions for School Success (with Adreon), the winner of the Autism Society of America’s outstanding literary work. Myles is on the executive boards of the Organization for Autism Research, Asperger Syndrome Coalition of the United States, Maap Services Inc., Aspen, the International Council for Learning Disabilities, and Advocates for Individuals with High Functioning Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders. She is also the editor of Intervention in School and Clinic, the third largest journal in special education.