Laura Casey


(901) 678-1160
Ball Hall 411C
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About Dr. Casey

Laura Casey received her doctorate from Mississippi State University. Following coursework, she completed an internship in behavior analysis at May South, inc. a subsidiary of the May Institute affiliated with Hughes Spaulding Children's medical center in Atlanta. Prior to joining the University of Memphis's ABA program she was a visiting Assistant Professor in the psychology department. She has also worked as a behavior consultant in Georgia public schools, a behavior specialist in Mississippi public schools, and a children's behavior therapist for a community counseling agency in Mississippi. She has recently been published in Education and Training for Autism and Developmental Disabilities and the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and has published in The Encyclopedia of School psychology, ACA encyclopedia, Phi Delta Kappan, Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, Children & Schools, and The Family journal. Her research interests include assessment and early intervention for academic and behavioral difficulties, effective assessment and intervention for children diagnosed with Autism, ADHD, working with parents and families of exceptional children, and merging applied behavior analysis with other disciplines. She is on the board directors of the Autism Society of the Midsouth. She has been a BCBA since 2008.


B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies - The University of Alabama - 1998
M.A. Community Counseling - The University of Alabama - 2000
M.S. Educational Psychology (School psychology) - Mississippi State University - 2003
Ph.D. Educational Psychology (School psychology) - Mississippi State University - 2006

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) Community Counseling - MS State Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors - 2002-current
AAAA Mississippi k-12 Educator License Psychometry - MS Department of Education - 2004-current
Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) School Psychology - National Association for School Psychologists - 2005-current
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Applied Behavior Analysis - Behavior Analysis Certification Board - 2008-current