Susan Larson Kidd, EdD, EdS
has been working with children and youth with disabilities in a variety of settings including respite care, group homes, supervised employment centers, public and private schools Pre-K through high school, college and clinical settings for 25 years. She has experience as a teacher, administrator, and college professor. Dr. Larson Kidd is a consultant, author and speaker nationally and abroad. She currently provides educational and behavioral services to school districts and agencies in staff training, program evaluation and development, and individual student services. Additionally, she works with families to conduct assessments, provide instruction, and set up and train for home programming. Dr. Larson Kidd also runs social skills groups and helps develop plans for transition into adulthood. Dr. Larson Kidd was employed as a special education director in northern Wisconsin where her responsibilities included development and implementation of special services such as Response to Intervention and Early Intervening Services, evaluation of all special education programs, legal compliance, budgeting, reporting and oversight of the school guidance and school psychologists programming and supervision. She was an assistant professor of special education at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota, an adjunct professor of early childhood special education and elementary education at The George Washington University, Washington, DC., and assistant professor, special education at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA. Dr. Larson Kidd's book, My Child Has Autism, Now What? 10 Steps to Get You Started (2010), is available in our Bookstore on our website.