Professional Advisory Council

Our Professional Advisory Council is made up of autism professionals, including:

  • Attorneys
  • Directors of autism service programs
  • Doctors
  • Occupational therapists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Researchers
  • Speech language pathologists

This group of committed individuals is a resource that provides guidance and support to ABOARD’s Autism Connection of PA. This Council gives us up to date information, medical insight, and technological innovation to help keep our organization current with the developments in autism education, research, and treatment.

If you are an autism professional with skills that may benefit our organization, and a willingness to serve, please contact us to join an open Advisory Board Committee.

Rick Murray LSW, BCBA Presicent & Chief Operating Officer
Family Behavioral Resources
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Janice Nathan M.S. CCC-SLP Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
Nathan Speech Services
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Karleen K. Preator Ph.D Service Coordinator Early Behavioral Health
Head Start Program
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Jeanette C. Ramer M.D. Professor
Penn State Children's Hospital
Department of Pediatrics
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Gary Swanson M.D. Psychiatrist & Medical Director
Allegheny General Hospital
Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
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Patricia Valentine M. Ed. DHS Executive Deputy Director for Integrated Program Services
Health Services
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Diane Williams Ph. D. CCC-SLP
Duquesne University
Associate Professor
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