James C. McPartland, Ph.D.

James C. McPartland, Ph.D., is the Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry and Psychology at the Yale Child Study Center. He is a practicing licensed child psychologist and Director of the Yale Developmental Disabilities Clinic. Dr. McPartland is Director of the Yale Center for Brain and Mind Health, Co-Director of Team Science at the Yale Center […]

Judith Ursitti

Judith Ursitti is Vice President of Government Affairs for CASP. A CPA by training, she spent a decade working in tax accounting. She became immersed in the world of autism advocacy when her son, Jack, was diagnosed at age 2. Since his diagnosis, she has worked on the passage, implementation, and enforcement of autism-related legislation […]

Gina Zecchin-Tirri, BCBA

Gina Zecchin-Tirri began her career as a special education teacher in NYC in 1993, working with children and adults with autism and severe learning and behavioral challenges. While teaching, Gina began her career in behavior analysis in 1998 under the direction and supervision of Dr. Vincent Carbone. In 2003, Gina Tirri started working alongside Dr. […]

Krista Bilodeau

Krista Bilodeau has over 20 years of experience at Venture Together, providing/overseeing service provision ranging from Music/Art/Theater programs to Technology/Sensory/Sports programs for individuals in the I/DD community who attend Venture Together Day Programs and related services. In the face of the global pandemic, her department adapted to the ever-changing world by starting a semi-virtual program, […]