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Carol Markowitz, MEd, MA

Carol is the Chief Operating Officer for the Eden Autism Services in Princeton, New Jersey. Eden serves participants with autism in a variety of programs ranging from early intervention, to school based services, to adult services and residential programs. Carol graduated from Douglass College with a B.A. in psychology, and has Master’s degrees in Special Education and Educational Administration. She holds New Jersey Certifications as Teacher of the Handicapped, Supervisor of Instruction and Principal. Carol has been with the Eden Autism Services since 1975 as a teacher, Program Supervisor, and has been Director of Education since 1984. She was appointed Chief Operating Officer in July 2007.

Carol was an invited participant on the New Jersey Department of Education Taskforce to develop the publication: Autism Program Quality Indicators (2002-2004). She was the 1996 Recipient of “Distinguished Service Award” for services to children and adults with autism or pervasive developmental disorders (PDD), presented at the COSAC conference. She has also been a visiting lecturer at Princeton University in the psychology department, and participates annually as a lecturer in the course “Patient Centered Medicine” for first year medical students at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey. Her written work has appeared in such publications as Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders and Channels: A Journal for Special Educators. She conducts pre-service and inservice training at the Institute for both faculty and parents. She has conducted teacher training and consultation for programs for individuals with autism on a state and national level.

Carol contributed a chapter entitled “Aging, Estate Planning, and Funding Services” to Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adolescents and Adults (Andy Bondy and Tincani, Eds.; Guilford Press) due out in September 2014.

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