Brenda Smith Myles, PhD
International speaker, author, autism expert
“ Brenda Smith Myles Ph.D., international speaker and consultant for the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence. ”
Brenda Smith Myles Ph.D., international speaker and consultant for the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence, is the recipient of the Autism Society of America’s Outstanding Professional Award, the Princeton Fellowship Award, and the Council for Exceptional Children, Division on Developmental Disabilities Burton Blatt Humanitarian Award. Dr. Myles has made over 1000 presentations all over the world and written more than 150 articles and books on ASD including Asperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments: Practical Solutions for Tantrums, Rage, and Meltdowns (with Southwick) and The Hidden Curriculum: Practical Solutions for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations for Adolescents and Young Adults. In addition, she served as the co-chair of the National ASD Teacher Standards Committee and was on the National Institute of Mental Health’s Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee’s Strategic Planning Consortium.
Dr. Myles is also on the executive boards of several organizations, including the Organization for Autism Research, ASTEP – Asperger Syndrome Training and Education Program, and the Education and Treatment Services Project for Military Dependent Children with Autism.
In the latest survey conducted by the University of Texas, Dr. Myles was acknowledged as the second most productive applied researcher in ASD in the world.