Ph. D., BCBA
Dr. Danielle Liso is the Assistant Director of the UF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) in Gainesville. She has been working in the fields of autism and special education for 22 years. A board certified behavior analyst, Dr. Liso received her master’s in severe and profound disabilities from Johns Hopkins University and her doctorate in early childhood special education from Vanderbilt University. Some of her previous roles have included special educator, researcher for the US Department of Education, clinical director, owner of a private practice specializing in parent training, assistant professor of special education, and director of an inclusive preschool program. Dr. Liso’s interest areas include parent training and support, the use of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in autism, dual diagnosis and ASD, and the use of telehealth technologies to support caregivers and professionals.
#B1-1 Developing an Intensive Employment Skills Program The unemployment rate for individuals with ASD is at 90%. To address the challenges this population faces in getting and keeping a job, UF CARD-Gainesville offers a week-long, full-day employment boot camp. For three consecutive years, this camp has been designed to facilitate employment-related skills and to promote […]
#B2-7 Using Telehealth Technologies to Support Behavior Plan Development and Implementation Individuals with challenging behaviors need support across environments and often, across the lifespan. Providing efficient and effective training on the development and implementation of behavior intervention plans can be a challenge given the number of individuals with these types of needs. Telehealth technologies, which was […]
#B3-6 Teaching the RUBI Parent Training Curriculum in a Group Setting Research demonstrates that children with ASD can learn a variety of skills through parent-implemented teaching strategies. One important area of intervention is challenging, or disruptive, behavior. Several curricula have been developed to teach parents strategies to improve their child’s behavior in the natural […]