Leslie Weidenman

Leslie Weidenman

Leslie Weidenman, PhD, BCBA-D, has been a clinical director at the Groden Center since 1984. She earned her MS and PhD degrees in psychology at the University of Massachusetts. Prior to joining the staff at the Groden Center, Dr. Weidenman directed the early intervention program at the J. Arthur Trudeau Memorial Center and was a psychologist on the early intervention team at Rhode Island Hospital. During her years at the Groden Center, she has served as a consultant to local school systems in Rhode Island, where she is licensed to practice as a psychologist, school psychologist, and behavior analyst. She has coauthored a number of publications, including chapters in How Everyone on the Autism Spectrum, Young and Old Can &hellips;Become Resilient, Be More Optimistic, Enjoy Humor, Be Kind and Increase Self-Efficacy (Jessica Kingsley); Preschool Education Programs for Children with Autism (PRO-ED), and the second edition of The Special Child: A Source Book for Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities (Brookes).

Books by Author

Relaxation: A Comprehensive Manual for Children and Adults with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
A Comprehensive Manual for Children and Adults with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities

This new, expanded edition focuses on teaching relaxation procedures to an often underserved and overlooked population: individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.