Clinical Assistant Professor

Molly is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. She serves on a multidisciplinary team in the Autism Assessment Clinic within the Vermont Center for Children, Youth and Families. She also teaches an intensive caregiver training program for families with young children on the autism spectrum. In addition, she provides clinical supervision to graduate students working in the E.M. Luse Center providing speech-language assessment and intervention. Before coming to UVM, Molly worked in the field of autism in varying capacities and settings, including clinics, homes, and schools. She served on an Autism Clinical Team in South Burlington Schools for ten years providing consultation and training to professional and para-professional staff. Most recently she was a Program Director at SD Associates, a behavior consultation company, where she started an intensive early intervention program. Areas of interest include interprofessional collaboration and practice in autism assessment and treatment, as well as evidence-based practices in autism early intervention.

Associations and Affiliations

  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competency
  • Clinical SLP Licensure in Vermont
  • Nationally Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Licensed Behavior Analyst in Vermont
Molly Bumpas

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Assessment and treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), multidisciplinary diagnostic team at the Autism Assessment Clinic in the Vermont Center for Children, Youth & Families, parent/caregiver training for young children with ASD


  • M.Ed., Speech-Language Pathology; University of Virginia
  • Board Certification in Applied Behavior Analysis Course Sequence; University of North Texas
  • B.A., Religious Studies; Mary Washington College


  • 802-847-2256
Office Location:

Vermont Center for Children, Youth and Families, Arnold 3, 1 South Prospect Street, Burlington, VT 05401