Autism Collaborative Network 

The Autism Collaborative is part of the Center on Disability and Community Inclusion at the University of Vermont. The Collaborative consists of the Executive Founding Committee, Steering Committee, researchers, clinicians, PhD candidates, caregivers/family, and self-advocates.


Hope BaldridgeMolly BumpasEmily CoderreTammy Willey

Hope Baldridge
Clinician & Researcher

Molly Bumpas
Clinical Assistant Professor

Emily Coderre
Assistant Professor & Researcher

Melissa Merotta Houser
Autistic Clinician & Parent
Deborah HirtzJennifer LargoLaura LewisPatricia Prelock

Deborah Hirtz
Pediatric Neurologist

Jennifer Largo
Parent Co-Chair
Laura Lewis
Assistant Professor
Patricia Prelock
UVM Provost & Senior Vice President
Liliane SavardMichael ShorShelley VellemanZeph

Liliane Savard
Researcher, Clinician, & Co-Chair

Michael Shor
Autistic Research Partner
Shelley Velleman
Professor & Interim Chair, UVM Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Autistic Research Partner