Lauren Kenworthy, Ph.D.

Lauren Kenworthy, Ph.D., is an associate professor of neurology, pediatrics, and psychiatry at the George Washington University School of Medicine and director of the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children’s National Medical Center. She has been on the faculty at Children’s National Medical Center and George Washington University School of Medicine since 1995. Dr. Kenworthy’s research interests are in the neuropsychology of autism. She is an author of more than 40 peer-reviewed publications documenting nonsocial deficits in autism. She is a coauthor of the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF), which has been used in more than 200 research publications to document executive functioning in various clinical groups. Her recent publications have focused on the role of executive dysfunction in autism and its treatment. She is author of a several books on a school- and home-based executive function intervention for children on the autism spectrum called Unstuck and On Target! and is a frequent presenter on autism spectrum disorders and executive functions. 

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