An Exploration of Autism

Lois PrislovskyPsi Chi (the National Honors Society in psychology) and STARS (Students Tackling Autism Related Syndromes) hosted a talk by Dr. Lois Prislovsky, titled “I Might Be You: An Exploration of Autism and Connection,” on Thursday, September 24 in Spain Auditorium. Dr. Prislovsky graduated from CBU in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She earned her M.S. in General Psychology from the University of Memphis and a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Tennessee. Dr. Prislovsky then completed over 138 hours of post-doctorate studies in assessment, cognitive psychology, Lindamood-Bell reading therapy, DIRFloortime methods for strength/relationship approaches to understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and advanced certification in Ericksonian hypnosis. Her other areas of expertise include learning disabilities, multi-skills training for Autism Spectrum clients, anxiety management, and ADHD coaching. She has authored several nationally published articles on ASD, ADHD, and Anxiety.

Together with her Mule and Muse Productions business partner, Barb Rentenbach, a non-verbal woman with autism, Dr. Prislovsky wrote I Might Be You: An Exploration of Autism and Connection. Rentenbach and Prislovsky have another book coming out this fall entitled Neurodiversity: A Humorous and Practical Guide to Living with ADHD, Anxiety, Autism, Dyslexia, Homosexuality, and Everyone Else. Dr. Prislovsky serves as the executive director of the Greater Living Institute GLI (non-profit designed to serve individuals with disabilities), president of Psychoeducational Network (private practice), and president of Mule and Muse Productions, LLC.