Lori Volpe, PhD
Lori has over 25 years experience working with adults and children with Autism and other developmental disabilities in educational, residential and vocational settings. In addition to her position with BTI, Lori has worked for agencies in the New York area developing and opening programs for individuals on the autism spectrum, as well as providing consulting services to agencies and schools on Long Island and Queens.
Lori has presented The Hug Machine as Part of a Sensory Diet and A Picture is Worth a 1000 Words: Visual Supports.
Lori was trained in TEACCH at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is also trained in the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and Social Stories. She holds a BA in Psychology from SUNY at Albany, an MA in Developmental Psychology from Yeshiva University, an MA in School Psychology and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology both from Hofstra University.