Dr. Richard L. Simpson
Richard L. Simpson, EdD, is professor emeritus at the University of Kansas. He has directed numerous demonstration programs for the University of Kansas and the University of Kansas Medical Center for students with autism spectrum disorders and has coordinated a variety of federal grants related to students with disabilities. He has also worked as a special education teacher, school psychologist, and coordinator of a community mental health outreach program. He has authored numerous books, articles, and tests on a variety of topics related to students with disabilities. Dr. Simpson is the former senior editor of the professional journal Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities.