Donna Graham has been working in the field of special education and autism spectrum disorders for almost 25 years. An original start to her profession in Early Childhood Education soon led her to realize that her passion and dedication was for those who need a little extra attention. Since that time, Donna has provided many parents and professionals with strategies and techniques through workshops, presentations and consulting.
Elizabeth Mitchell is a member of the Training Institute faculty with the Geneva Centre for Autism. She has worked in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders for 30 years. Elizabeth has a wide range of experiences in working with families and people with ASD. She has worked with adults in a hard to serve group home, children and adolescents in a parent relief program, and at camps. Elizabeth was one of the founding members of the Autism Team in the Dufferin Peel Catholic District school board where she spent the last 18 years.
Jonathan Weiss, Ph. D.
Jonathan Weiss, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at York University in Toronto, Canada, and a Clinical Psychologist. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the Dual Diagnosis Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and was a research fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. He holds the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Chair in Autism Spectrum Disorders Treatment and Care Research.
Rosemary Condillac, Ph.D.
(En français) Dr. Condillac is a psychologist and a professor in the Centre for Applied Disability Studies at Brock University in Ontario. For over 20 years, she has worked in the field of ABA in a variety of positions. She has worked extensively to support schools in implementing behavioural interventions to support exceptional learners. She has published several papers in the field of ASD including the widely-disseminated Evidence-based Practice Guide for Children and Youth with ASD, published by Children’s Mental Health Ontario.