Ellyn Lucas Arwood, Ed.D.
Ellyn Lucas Arwood, Ed.D., has been a speech-language pathologist, educator, and special educator for the past 35 years. She began working with children with autism in 1972. She is the author of five textbooks, numerous articles, chapters, and monographs, and has made 100’s of presentations in the area of learning and language. Dr. Arwood has often been referred to as a lady before her time, as she created numerous instructional ways of helping children and adults become productive academically and socially. For example, Dr. Arwood began using drawing with nonverbal students in 1971, developing it into drawn pictures, event-based pictures, cartoons and flowcharts. Today, these types of visual materials are frequently used with children and adults with autism spectrum disorders. A professor at the University of Portland, Portland, Oregon, in the School of Education, Dr. Arwood enjoys an international reputation in learning and language, especially as it relates to students with neurogenic disabilities. Arwood team with Carole Kaulitz to create their latest AAPC published book Learning with a Visual Brain in an Auditory World: Visual Language Strategies for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Learning with a Visual Brain in an Auditory World: Visual Language Strategies for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Year Published: 2007
- Book Code: 9982
Visual Thinking Strategies for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders – The Language of Pictures
- Year Published: 2009
- Book Code: 9040
Solutions for Parents and Teachers Catalog Combo
- Year Published: 2011
- Book Code: 9096