Jane Thierfeld Brown
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Jane Thierfeld Brown is Director of Student Services at the University of Connecticut School of Law. She has worked in Disability Services for 33 years. Dr. Brown received her B.A. from the University of Rhode Island in Speech Pathology. While coordinator of disability services at URI she received her M.S. in Counseling and M.A. in Education. She holds an Ed.D from Columbia University, Teachers College. At Barnard College she directed a federal grant program on women with disabilities in higher education. Dr. Brown's main research interests are students with Asperger's Syndrome in higher education and students with disabilities in high-stakes graduate programs. She consults at many higher education institutions and is a frequent keynote speaker at conferences on Asperger's Syndrome. Dr. Brown has published three books; A Professional Guide to Students with Asperger's Syndrome in Higher Education, 2009; The Parent's Guide to College for Students on the Autism Spectrum, 2012; Behavior Management and Self Regulation for Adults, 2012.
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