Clarissa Willis

Clarissa Willis, Ph.D., has worked for the past 20 years on behalf of children with special needs and their families. She is the author of five books, including the award-winning titles Teaching Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Inclusive Literacy Lessons, and Teaching Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs. Formerly the Associate Director of the Center of Excellence in Early Childhood Learning and Development at East Tennessee State University, she currently works as an early childhood consultant. Her training workshops include inclusive environments, autism, infants and toddlers with special needs, and behavioral management.