Dr. Peter Gerhardt
Dr. Peter Gerhardt is the Director of
Education, Upper School for the McCarton School and
the Founding Chair of the Scientific Council for the
Organization for Autism Research (OAR). Dr. Gerhardt has over 30 years experience utilizing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis in support of adolescents and adults with ASD in educational, employment, residential, and community-based settings. He, along with Dr. Daniel Crimmins, is the Editor of the book, "Social Skills and Adaptive Behavior in ASD" recently published by Brookes Publishing and is the author or co-author of a variety of articles and book chapters on the needs of adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Gerhardt serves on the Editorial Board of Behavior Analysis in Practice and on numerous professional advisory boards. Dr. Gerhardt received his doctorate from Rutgers, The State niversity of New Jersey Graduate School of Education.