Alicia Brewer Curran, BS, Grad. Cert.

UMKC Institute for Human Development (UCE)
400 N. Keene Street, Office 105
Columbia, MO 65201
 
Phone: 573-884-7544
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: October 09, 2019

 

Discipline Coordinators: Family Faculty
Parent/Family Resources
 
Discipline(s): Family/Parent/Youth Advocacy
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership

Vita/Bio

Alicia Brewer Curran is the proud mother of four beautiful children.  Following her son's diagnosis of autism, Curran devoted her professional career to work within the autism community.  Currently, she works at the University of Missouri, where she is the Director of Operations for the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) Autism Program, as well as serves as a Parent Panelist on three expert hub teams.  Additionally, she is the Family Faculty Member for the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program, Program Manager and Quality Improvement Lead for the Autism Learning Health Network (AHLN), and the CDC's Learn the Signs. Act Early. Ambassador for Missouri.      

Curran has a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Drury University,  a Graduate Certificate in Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders from the University of Missouri, and is a LEND graduate.  She is very active in the autism community and has a passion for family empowerment. Curran speaks to a variety of groups about family-professional partnerships, interdisciplinary teams, family-centered care, developmental monitoring, sleep education and shares her own personal journey.     

 

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