Overview of Interests
Marie Martinez works as an Educational Consultant for Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) in Nashville, Tennessee. She has earned a B.S. degree in Communication Disorders from Purdue University, an M.S. degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Tennessee State University, and an M.Ed. in Curriculum Instruction and Applied Behavior Analysis from Arizona State University. Marie strives to improve the quality of services provided to individual’s with ASD by merging her skills and expertise in speech-language pathology and behavior analysis. She provides early intervention services to children newly diagnosed, or at risk for, ASD. She also provides integrated live and online professional development opportunities for caregivers, behavior analysts, behavior specialists, teachers, paraprofessionals and speech-language pathologists throughout the state of Tennessee under grant contracts funded by the Tennessee Department of Education and Tennessee Early Intervention System. Her research interests include; communication development in children with ASD, telehealth services and professional development in EBP’s and best practices for individuals with ASD.
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