Dr. Carolyn Bruey, Supervisor of Autism Solutions at Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13 and an expert in assessment and service delivery in the field of autism, shares her insights in easy-to-understand language for parents and practitioners in her new video series "Autism Updates". In volume 1, Dr. Bruey discusses recent changes in the DSM-V and how they impact the diagnosis of autism and Asperger's Syndrome.
Dr. Bruey has many years of experience working with children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders in private practice and in conjunction with school districts. She is a licensed psychologist, with certifications in both school psychology and applied behavior analysis. Dr. Bruey is also the author of various publications include "The Autism Transition Guide: Planning the Journey from School to Adult Life", and "Demystifying Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Guide to Diagnosis for Parents and Professionals".
Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13 (IU 13) is an education service agency dedicated to delivering irresistible services to school districts and communities across the state. IU 13 is a leader in recognizing the needs of schools and implementing programs to meet those needs, with a core compelling purpose of improving student learning.
IU 13 serves the 22 public school districts in Lancaster and Lebanon counties, as well as students in nonpublic schools, preschoolers, and adult learners throughout Pennsylvania.
IU 13 also administers the Harrisburg location of the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN). PaTTAN, an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, works in partnership with families and education agencies to support programs and services to improve student learning and achievement.