Brandy Stanfill-Hobbs, MSEd

As a teacher, Brandy has over 20 years working with children on the autism spectrum, with 11 of those years teaching within the NY public schools.
As a consultant through the NYU ASD Nest Support Project, she provides on-site consultation to help teachers address the social and academic challenges of students.


As a lecturer, she designs and conducts courses on ASD and behavior theory including innovative interventions and evidence based instruction and behavior support techniques.

Brandy is a certified Social Stories™ coach with over 5 years experience writing stories and articles for children, teens, and young adults on the spectrum.


As a mother, she brings an understanding and appreciation for the unique light within every child.


Focus:

  • Impact of ASD and other developmental disorders on children and families in low-income communities

  • Designing innovative content and interventions for teachers of children on the autism spectrum K-12
     

Experience:

  • NYU ASD Nest Support Project

  • Hunter College adjunct lecturer

  • NY Public School teacher and instructional coach
     

Teaching Specializations:

  • Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Certified Social Stories™ coach

  • Positive Behavior Supports for Students with ASD

  • Executive Functioning Supports for Children and Adults With ASD

  • Introduction to Neurodiversity

  • Co-teaching Practices to Support Students with ASD

  • Classroom Based Data Collection and Analysis

  • Supporting Learners with ASD in Partner and Group Work

  • Sensory Supports for Learners on the Autism Spectrum

  • Conducting Functional Behavior Assessments

  • Anxiety Management Strategies for Students with ASD
     

Education:

  • Wellesley College, BA

  • Hunter College, MSEd

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