Monica Alder Wener, M.A.

Monica Alder Wener, M.A.

Monica Adler Werner, M.S., is the Director of the Model Asperger Program (MAP) at the Ivymount School. In that capacity she has spearheaded the development of a social learning curriculum that emphasizes problem solving, self-advocacy and self-regulation while keeping students on track academically. She is a co-author of Unstuck & On Target! (Brookes, 2011), a curriculum to enhance cognitive flexibility and problem solving in students with Asperger Syndrome and Solving Executive Function Challenges: Simple Ways to Get Kids with Autism Unstuck and on Target. She is the co-author on numerous papers and posters about working with children with Asperger Syndrome/High Functioning Autism. Prior to going to Ivymount, Monica co-founded Take2 Summer Camp, a program designed to pilot the application of evidence based social skills programs. Monica has an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree from Johns Hopkins. She has completed her coursework for her BCBA.


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