Katie C. Alexander

Katie C. Alexander
Katie C. Alexander

For over 10 years, Katie C. Alexander has dedicated her work to serving individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), their families, and the professionals who support them. Katie is an occupational therapist who has conducted research on cognitive behavioral intervention for adolescents with Asperger's Disorder and has provided trainings and presentations both nationally and at the state level. Recently, Katie served as the founding program director for the Model Asperger Program at Ivymount School (MAP), where she led the development and implementation of a model, evidence-based educational programming, including intervention targeting social competency, positive behavior supports, and executive function. Katie has since authored two textbook chapters and continues to develop programming for individuals with ASD and participate in the research collaboration between the Ivymount School and Children's National Medical Center.

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.