Judy Endow, LCSW, author and international speaker on a variety of autism-related topics, has been providing trainings for clinicians and school staff for more than 20 years. She has written numerous articles and books, including award winners: Learning the Hidden Curriculum: The Odyssey of One Autistic Adult, and Paper Words: Discovering and Living with My Autism. Her latest book is Autistically Thriving: Reading Comprehension, Conversational Engagement, and Living a Self-Determined Life Based on Autistic Neurology and her most recent work is the Executive Function Assessment. As a person who lived some of her early years in an institution, Endow has emerged as a leader in the autism community.
At Common Threads Family Resource Center in McFarland, WI, Endow provided consulting and training for both school and clinical staff along with clinical services for autistic clients and families. Additionally, she has provided autism consultation and training for school districts, adult services and other organizations in WI and in other states and countries.
In 2017 Endow received the Autism Society of America’s Cathy Pratt Professional of the Year Award — the first autistic person to receive this prestigious national award. Endow has served on the boards of both the Autism Society of America, Wisconsin Chapter and the Autism National Committee, was featured in the New York Times’ Patient Voices, and was honored by The Art of Autism as one of the most influential bloggers on the web. She has made over 400 presentations all over the world.
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