In Memoriam: Ted Carr

June 23, 2009

It is with great sadness that AUCD learned of the tragic death of Dr. Edward 'Ted' Carr last weekend in a car accident near his home in Stony Brook, NY.  Dr. Carr was an internationally recognized professor at State University of New York at Stony Brook and was a leader in the field of treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Dr. Carr is best known for his work with using Positive Behavior Supports for children with autism.

Dr. Carr was Past President of the Association for Positive Behavior Support. He was a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.