Dr. Rondalyn Whitney, of Towson, was recently named assistant professor of occupational therapy at the University of the Sciences, in Philadelphia. Previously, she served as the senior research coordinator at the Kennedy Krieger Institute.
At Kennedy Krieger, Whitney's work focused on social skills intervention for children with autism spectrum disorders, and she innovated projects related to the use of artificial intelligence and scenario-based education to optimize learning for students with social deficits.
She previously taught at Towson University and is the author of several books. Throughout her career, the focus of her research has largely been related to family quality of life when raising a child with a disability.
Whitney and her husband, Bill, have two children.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun