Dr. Kerri Morse
Dr. Kerri Morse, Ed.D., is the Els for Autism Foundation Adult Services Manager. Kerri has 14 years of experience developing employment, education, and independent living programs for teens and adults with special needs. Kerri has a Master’s Degree in Special Education from the University of Florida and a Doctorate degree in Special Education from Florida Atlantic University, with a research focus on employment for young adults with disabilities and the utilization of technology to increase job performance and independence within the workplace.
Els for Autism Work Experience Program, in partnership with PGA National Resort and Spa, the Town of Jupiter, and Jupiter Medical Center is for adults with developmental disabilities. For those looking for recreation, classes are offered in golf, music, art, yoga, and dance. SALSA (Special Adults Life Skills Academy), a healthy cooking and fitness course, is offered with support from the Autism Services Grants Council. In addition, Els for Autism staff provides resources and support for adult participants and their families, including job club, supported employment, case management, family round-table gatherings, and social events.
Morse, K. (2017). Special Needs Housing Solutions Summit hosted by the Special Needs Advisory Coalition of Palm Beach County at The Els Center of Excellence. Jupiter, FL.
Morse, K. (2017). Discussion lead on meaningful employment opportunities for people with autism. UBS Philanthropy Forum at The Els Center of Excellence. Jupiter, FL.
Morse, K. (2017). #GameON Autism program training. Capetown, South Africa.
Morse, K. (2017). #GameON Autism program training. Calgary, Canada.
Morse, K. (2017). What is your adulting IQ? Presentation at the Autism at Work Summit, Palo Alto, CA.