Executive Function and Parent Coach, Therapist
Monica Adler Werner, LGPC, MA, co-founded Take2 Camp. Based on its success, she went on to help establish the Model Asperger Program at the Ivymount School in Rockville, MD, where she formerly served as Director. In that capacity, she spearheaded the development of a social learning curriculum that emphasizes problem solving, self advocacy and self regulation while keeping students on track academically. She also collaborates with Children’s National Medical Center’s Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders to develop curricula that support the development of executive functions.
Ms. Adler Werner is coauthor of Unstuck and On Target (Brookes, 2011), a curriculum to enhance cognitive flexibility and problem solving in students with Asperger Syndrome. She runs the Unstuck and On Target group program at CAAT. She is also the coauthor on several papers and posters about working with children with Asperger Syndrome/High Functioning Autism. Ms. Warner has an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her Masters degree from Johns Hopkins University, and she recently completed coursework to become a board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA).