Dr. Todd Harris
Todd Harris, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Autism Services
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Dr. Harris is presently the Executive Director of Autism Services for Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health. In his current role, he coordinates the design and leads Devereux’s national autism initiatives, assesses and provides consultation and professional development to Devereux centers, and provides direct oversight to Devereux’s Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (D-PBIS) Autism model. Dr. Harris received his graduate degree at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he focused upon the use of applied behavior analysis techniques to instruct and support individuals with autism and their families under the direction of Dr. Beth Sulzer-Azaroff. Dr. Harris has also published and presented research in the areas of teaching functional communication skills and PECS, staff and family support and training practices, community-based transition programming, and methods to reduce unwanted behaviors through positive approaches. He is presently on the advisory board for the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, an Adjunct Professor at Lehigh University, Co-Chair of Devereux’s National Autism Affinity Committee, and on the Peer Review Committee for the Delaware Autism Program. In the past, he was a member of the Council on Autism Services, a participant on the Delaware State Autism Task Force, a participant on the Pennsylvania State Workgroup on MNGs for ABA Services, and taught the Autism Specialization graduated courses at the University of Delaware.