Autism Navigator was created by faculty and staff in the Autism Institute at the Florida State University College of Medicine. Learn more about the research projects in the FSU Autism Institute that contributed to the content of Autism Navigator—the FIRST WORDS® Project and the Early Social Interaction Project (ESI).

Amy Wetherby

Amy M. Wetherby, PhD, CCC-SLP

Amy M. Wetherby is a Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences, Director of the Autism Institute in the Florida State University College of Medicine, and the Laurel Schendel Professor of Communication Disorders in the Florida State University College of Communication and Information.

Juliann J. Woods

Juliann J. Woods, PhD, CCC-SLP

Juliann J. Woods is a Professor in the Florida State University School of Communication Science and Disorders, Director of the Communication and Early Childhood Research and Practice Center in the College of Communication and Information, and Associate Director of Research to Practice for the Autism Institute in the Florida State University College of Medicine.

Lindee Morgan

Lindee Morgan, PhD, CCC-SLP

Lindee Morgan is an Associate in Clinical Sciences, Associate Director of Community Implementation for the Autism Institute, and Director of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities in the Florida State University College of Medicine.

Renee Daly Holland

Renee Daly Holland, MS, CCC-SLP

Renee Daly Holland is the lead Intervention Coordinator for the Early Social Interaction Project in the Autism Institute at the Florida State University College of Medicine.

Nancy D. Rich Wiseman

Nancy D. Rich Wiseman

Nancy D. Rich Wiseman is Founder and President of First Signs, Inc. and author of Could It Be Autism? A Parent’s Guide to the First Signs and Next Steps and The First Year®: Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed Child.

Steve Barnes

Steve Barnes, BFA

Steve Barnes is the Media and Technology Coordinator for the Autism Institute in the Florida State University College of Medicine.