Change Agent: Dr. Karen Riley
Dr. Riley is known internationally for her research in early childhood intervention and assessment, neurodevelopmental disorders (specifically Fragile X Syndrome and XXYY Disorder), and effective identification and intervention for children and families with other neurodevelopmental disorders. Riley lectures extensively across the country and has been involved in several initial awareness and outreach efforts internationally, including the first conference and clinic on Fragile X syndrome and Autism in the Middle East (Dubai), in Asia (Tawain), in Central America (Guatemala), and in India.
“Having the Fisher Early Learning Center located directly across the street from Ruffatto Hall and the Ricks Center for Gifted Children a block away affords many resources and opportunities for Morgridge students. Our InContext approach to learning and the new partnerships generated will open many new doors for both our students and faculty.”