Erin Brooker Lozott
Erin Brooker Lozott, M.S., CCC-SLP, is the Els for Autism Foundation Director of Clinical Services. She has been working with individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related disabilities, across ages and settings for 20 years. Erin is a licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist. Prior to joining the Els for Autism Foundation staff, Erin worked for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta-Marcus Autism Center as the Community Interventionist Manager, participating in research and educational outreach community-based projects. Erin has co-authored two publications on topics related to autism spectrum disorder and she has presented and consulted extensively on an international level.
As the Director of Clinical Services, Erin oversees the development and delivery of all therapeutic services from birth through adulthood. All of Els for Autism therapeutic services are rooted in evidence-based practices and are available to individuals with and without ASD across ages. In addition to the overseeing all therapeutic services, Erin created and oversees the Global Outreach Autism Learning Services (GOALS) program. Els for Autism Foundation organization is committed to global outreach by providing high-quality services not only to the local community but also to the state, national and international community. GOALS gives families around the world the opportunity to access a highly qualified transdisciplinary team of professionals that work together to develop unique & individualized programs, using evidence-based practices, for their child with autism. In only nine months’ time, GOALS has provided evaluation, training, and consultative services to 56 families and 16 professionals from six different countries.
To ensure we continue to grow in understanding the nature of ASD and to ensure we continue to facilitate the development and delivery of treatment therapies, educational programs, and training programs, Erin helped launched and supports the Teaching Educational Autism Methods (TEAM) program. The TEAM program provides learning opportunities for university students and professionals seeking advanced clinical and skill development opportunities such as internships, externships, practicum experiences and professional supervision. The TEAM program also encompasses the E-TEAM online learning library of webinars and training series.
Brooker Lozott, E. & Schwartz, J.B., (2011). Diego, A school-aged child with an autism spectrum disorder. In Chabon, S. S. & Cohn, E. R. (Eds.), The Communication Disorders Casebook Learning By Example (pp.215-221). New Jersey: Pearson Education Inc.
Perkins, S. & Brooker Lozott, E., (2010). Joint attention as a primary target of intervention in a young child with ASD. EBP Briefs, 4, 53-59
Mitchell, S., Hardie, S., Lozott, E., Sotelo, M., & Alessandri, M. (August 2009). Strategies for Successful Supported Inclusion for a Student with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Case Study. Asia Pacific Autism Conference 2009. Sydney, Australia.
Brooker Lozott, E. (2017). Strategies and Supports for Enhancing Social Communicative Competence & Language Development in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Training for professionals in Recife, Brazil.
Brooker Lozott, E. (2017). Parents and Caregivers: Agents of Change in a Transdisciplinary Team Model. Presentation at TEAbraço. Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.
Brooker Lozott, E. (2017). Parents and Caregivers: Parent Implemented Interventions for infants and toddlers at risk for and with ASD. Presentation at TEAbraço. Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.
Brooker Lozott, E. (2017). Infusing Evidenced Based Practices for individuals with ASD across the Home and Community Settings. Presentation at TEAbraço. Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.
Brooker Lozott, E. (2017). Supporting Inclusion for Individuals with ASD. Invited Speaker at Escola Internacional de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.