Katy Bateman, Ph.D., BCBA-D earned her Bachelors degree from California Lutheran University and her masters and doctoral degrees from the University of Washington. While at the University of Washington, Katy served as a Research Assistant and Practicum Supervisor in the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) graduate program. Additionally, Katy worked on many research grants, projects, and served as the head classroom teacher in Project DATA (Developmentally Appropriate Treatment for Autism), a school-based early intervention program at the Experimental Education Unit (EEU), located on the University of Washington campus. Katy is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst- Doctoral, and has extensive experience working with young children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Katy has worked in a variety of settings providing ABA services to children with autism in schools, clinics, and home contexts. Her work focuses on services for young children with autism in Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE), as well as in Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) programs. Katy is passionate about ensuring that all children have access to high quality instruction. Among others, her research interests include parent mediated interventions and quality of life for children and families affected by autism. Additional projects include topics covering overall sustainability of interventions, school-based behavior consultation, and interventions targeting social-communication for children with autism and other related disabilities.