Dr. Amanda Randall, Autism
Travels From: Harrisonburg VA
Professional Fees: $4000 – $6000 +
Biography – Dr. Amanda Randall
Dr. Amanda Randall is a behavior analyst and consultant who works with schools, families, and organizations to improve the lives and outcomes of individuals with disabilities. Dr. Randall is the State Coordinator for the Virginia Department of Education’s Self-Determination Project and Past- President of the Virginia Division on Career Development and Transition. She received her doctorate in special education from West Virginia University where her research and studies centered on applied behavior analysis, social skill development, adult education, and autism. Before joining the Virginia Department of Education, Dr. Randall spent six years in Massachusetts working with adolescents and adult disabilities. Her primary interests are in autism, behavior-based programming, transition and functional skills of individuals with disabilities, self-determination, and program development.
Dr. Amanda Randall has been a classroom teacher, worked in residential facilities, and worked with interdisciplinary teams of service providers, psychiatrists, and other clinicians to structure comprehensive behavior and medical plans for adults and children with various disabilities. She is currently the president of the Shenandoah Valley Autism Partnership and is the Conference Co-chair of the Virginia Association of Applied Behavior Analysis. Dr. Randall has served in leadership positions on several professional boards and assisted in organizational program and policy development.
Dr. Amanda Randall is a proud North Carolina native and East Carolina University graduate but currently lives in Virginia with her husband and two children. She is most passionate about supporting individuals with disabilities to live happy and socially fulfilling lives in their community.
Topics – Dr. Amanda Randall
Dr. Amanda Randall focuses on best practices for individuals with autism other developmental disabilities. Specific topics are:
- Transition planning
- Social skills and relationship building
- Functional skill building
- Behavior analytic principals
- Youth program development
Invited keynote presenter for the Rhode Island and Minnesota state transition conferences.
Three times invited presenter for the Commonwealth Autism Annual State Conference
“Amanda is a great story teller and makes content clear. I am a recent career switcher and stumbled upon her session at the conference. I am glad that I did, she’s confirmed my decision to work with teens with autism.”- 2016 Professional Development Attendee
“Amanda is very energetic and has an uplifting spirit when working with youth and families. She is driven to teach youths with disabilities to be great- Ryan Culbertson, Summer Camp Counselor
I have had the pleasure of knowing Amanda Randall for several years through the Shenandoah Valley Autism Partnership. Amanda’s spark is truly inspirational and her love of life is contagious. Her investment in helping youth within our community is admirable. Amanda genuinely cares for others, is extraordinarily respectful of all people regardless of ability, and is an absolute genius in communicating with people from all walks of life.
– Lynda C. Chandler, Coordinator, CISE Industry Partners Program, James Madison University