Dr. Mary Jane Weiss
Dr. Mary Jane Weiss is Executive Director of Research at Melmark New England. She is also a Professor at Endicott College, where she directs the Master's Program in ABA and Autism. Dr. Weiss has worked in the field of ABA and Autism for over 25 years. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Rutgers University in 1990 and she became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2000. She previously served as Director of Research and Training and as Clinical Director of the Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center at Rutgers University for 16 years. Her clinical and research interests center on defining best practice ABA techniques, on evaluating the impact of ABA in learners with autism, in training staff to be optimally effective at instruction, and in maximizing family members' expertise and adaptation.