Lauren Kenworthy

Lauren Kenworthy

Lauren Kenworthy is the Director of the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children's National Medical Center and is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Neurology, The George Washington University Medical School. She has specialized in the neuropsychological assessment of children with social learning disorders and executive dysfunction for over 15 years. In addition, Dr. Kenworthy has published over 20 peer reviewed papers investigating autism and executive function, as well as developing the most widely used assessment tool in the field, the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF; Gioia, Isquith, Guy, & Kenworthy, 2000).

Books by Author

Unstuck and On Target! An Executive Function Curriculum to Improve Flexibility for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
An Executive Function Curriculum to Improve Flexibility for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Flexibility and goal-setting can be taught just like any other skill—this how-to manual equips professionals with simple, real-world ways to help students with ASD develop this critical aspect of executive function.

School Success for Kids With High-Functioning Autism (cover)

School Success for Kids With High-Functioning Autism shares practical advice for implementing strategies proven to be effective in school for dealing with the “Big 10” obstacles, including social interactions, inflexibility, behavior issues, attention and organization, homework, and more.