Pat Mirenda

Pat Mirenda, PhD, Professor and Director, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Collaboration in Autism (CIRCA), University of British Columbia

Bio: Pat Mirenda is a Professor in the Department of Educational & Counseling Psychology and Special Education, and Director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Collaboration in Autism (CIRCA) at the University of British Columbia. She has published numerous research articles and chapters and presents frequently at international, national, and regional conferences. Her current research examines how children with autism and their families grow and develop over time, and the effectiveness of a parent coaching intervention for toddlers at-risk for autism.