Diane Twachtman-Cullen, Ph.D., C.C.C.-S.L.P.

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Diane Twachtman-Cullen, Ph.D., C.C.C.-S.L.P.

Dr. Twachtman-Cullen specializes in autism, Asperger Syndrome, and related conditions. She holds a Master’s Degree in speech-language pathology, a Sixth Year diploma in early childhood education, and a Ph.D. in special education.

Dr. Twachtman-Cullen serves on several professional advisory boards, including the Panel of Professional Advisors of the Autism Society of America, where she is immediate past co-chairperson. She also serves on the National Behavioral Health Quality Advisory Committee for the Aetna Insurance Company’s Behavioral Health Program.

Editor-in-chief of Autism Spectrum Quarterly, Dr. Twachtman-Cullen also provides consultative services and training seminars internationally on a variety of topics related to autism spectrum disorders. Her consultation agency, ADDCON Center, is located in Higganum, Connecticut.

Her published works include the following: How Well Does Your IEP Measure Up? Quality Indicators for Effective Service Delivery (co-authored with Jennifer Twachtman-Reilly); A Passion to Believe: Autism and the Facilitated Communication Phenomenon; Trevor, Trevor; and How to Be a Para-Pro: A Comprehensive Training Manual for Paraprofessionals. She can be reached at: addconcenter@snet.net

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