Role / Credential: MS, CCC-SLP, BCBA
Special Learning’s Designation: Panelist ASHA and BACB Ethics for Collaboration and Tele-Health
Company Name: The Center for Autism Treatment
Company URL: www.centerautismtreatment.org
Ability to Contribute: Tamara Kasper, MS, CCC-SLP, BCBA has practiced for nearly 30 years, specializing in treatment of children with autism. She has devoted her career to identifying and developing effective treatments to promote functional communication and social interaction.
She is a frequently invited international lecturer, directs The Center for Autism Treatment, and received the Wisconsin Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Clinical Achievement Award. Tamara S. Kasper, MS, CCC-SLP, BCBA is a Speech-Language Pathologist with nearly 30 years of experience working with children with challenging behaviors. Tamara’s commitment to the children she serves led her to pursue treatment methods outside the field of Speech-Language Pathology. Under the mentorship of renowned Behavior Analyst Dr. Vincent Carbone and his protégé, Tamara became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has also completed advanced training in application of Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior and Kaufman’s strategies for apraxia of speech.
Tamara is a frequently invited international lecturer, having treated clients and trained professionals in England, Ireland, Greece, Ethiopia, Senegal, and other countries. She enthusiastically shares her unique approaches and her outside-the-box intervention techniques that are successful in building functional verbal behavior for children on the autism spectrum.
She is also Director of The Center for Autism Treatment www.centerautismtreatment.org near Milwaukee, Wisconsin; A center that provides personalized ABA intervention plans for children as well as consulting services and workshops to autism treatment teams in the United States and abroad. Tamara’s publications include the K&K Sign to Talk materials and Speak with Sign. She is a past recipient of the Wisconsin Speech and Hearing Association’s Clinical Achievement Award.