Instructor: Marrea Winnega
Dr. Marrea Winnega is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with 20 years of experience in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Currently, she's an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Illinois, Chicago Department of Psychiatry. She consults for schools and agencies serving individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, including Asperger's Disorder. In her position at the University of Illinois, UAP, she's facilitated numerous groups of parents that have children with autism. She's also conducted numerous workshops, in-services and trainings throughout the United States. Twelve years ago, Dr. Winnega developed the Autism Dynamic Beginnings classroom, an intensive, multimodal classroom for 3- to 6-year-olds with autism. This program has grown to multiple classrooms serving students ages 3 - 21. She is also replicating this classroom across various school districts.