Our Research Team


“We felt confident that these researchers actually knew how to work with autistic children, and would successfully accommodate their needs during the course of the study!”- Mother of minimally verbal teen with autism

“The BU staff were patient, caring, and in the most gentle way helped her feel comfortable and welcome.” – Parents of minimally verbal teen with autism

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Visiting Higashi School 2014 Autism Alliance Kite Day 2014 Meeting Temple Grandin at an Askwith Forum at Harvard University Meeting Pennsylvania Congressman Fattah


Meet our wonderful research team!


Center Director

Center Administrator




Research Technicians


Postdoctoral Researchers


Our Students


Featured Interns