Kate McGinnity, M.S.

Kate is an experienced classroom teacher, presenter, and author as well as a nationally recognized consultant in the field of autism.  She has over 30 years experience working with individuals with autism and their families.  During her tenure as a teacher, Kate was recognized as the Wisconsin and National Teacher of the Year by the Autism Society of America.  She is currently involved in private practice providing training and consultation to professionals and parents as well as counseling and yoga to individuals on the autism spectrum.   Kate has been a core trainer and developer for the Wisconsin Statewide Autism Training project through DPI, since its inception over 25 years ago.  Kate regularly teaches graduate level autism related courses, through a variety of universities.   Kate is the co-author of the following  books, both available through CBR Press: “Walk Awhile in My Autism”(2005) and  “Lights! Camera! Autism! Using video technology to enhance lives” (2011) and “Lights! Camera! Autism!2 Using video  technology to support new behavior (2013).   She is committed to bringing her passion and compassion to every aspect of her work and life.