Debra Leach, Ed.D., BCBA, is Professor of Special Education at Winthrop University and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She previously served as a public school teacher, as an early intervention provider, and as Associate Director for the Florida Atlantic University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. Her main research interests include autism spectrum disorders, inclusion, applied behavior analysis, positive behavior supports, and early intervention. She enjoys training preservice teachers and working with school districts, families, and community groups to support the successful inclusion of children, adolescents, and adults with autism spectrum disorders in home, school, and community contexts.
"The best guide for a step-by-step approach to inclusion using data-based decisions. Every teacher should read this book . . . The teaching plans and other tools included in this book make it a must-have!" --Christina Whalen, Ph.D., BCBA-D