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Christine Duff, Ph.D.


Dr. Duff completed her BRLS and M. Ed degree at Brock University, Ontario, Canada; her M.S. Ed degree at Canisius College, Buffalo, NY; and earned her Ph.D. in Exceptional Education and Autism Endorsement at the University of Central Florida.  Christine brings numerous years experience working with individuals with ASD in a variety of organizations and settings including education, mental health, social service, and criminal justice.  Her research interests include self and other awareness, neurodiversity, and how these interrelate with levels of empathy in individuals with ASD.  She has published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders and was a speaker at the 2nd Annual International Autism Conference.  She continues to receive national and international invitations to speak and publish her research.  Christine is a single parent of two adult sons, an Ironman Finisher, and enjoys recreational running and cycling.