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FPG Child Development Institute,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.I.N.D. Institute,
University of California at Davis
Waisman Center,
University of Wisconsin at Madison
Kara Hume
Investigator
Kara Hume
Office Number : 919.843.2291
Fax :
Suzanne Kucharczyk
Evelyn Shaw, M.Ed.
Sam Odom, Ph.D.
Cici Sidor
Ann Cox, Ph.D.
Gwen Van Ark, M.Ed.
Connie Wong
FPG Child Development Institute
BIOGRAPHY:
Dr. Kara Hume is an Investigator at the FPG Child Development Institute at UNC-Chapel Hill. She is the Project Coordinator this treatment comparison study.  Dr. Hume has worked with children and young adults on the autism spectrum for 17 years in a variety of capacities, including a home program therapist, teacher, trainer, and consultant. She was a classroom teacher for seven years working primarily with students on the autism spectrum, and has worked with Division TEACCH as a trainer for professionals in the field. Dr. Hume completed her doctorate at Indiana University where she worked at the Indiana Resource Center for Autism and served as an Adjunct Professor in the School of Education. She has published several journal articles, presented at a number of national conferences, and is interested in supporting classroom teachers in the implementation of evidence-based practices