Lauren Kenworthy

Lauren Kenworthy

Lauren Kenworthy, PhD, is Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry at the George Washington University School of Medicine, and Director of the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children’s National Health System. Dr. Kenworthy received her BA from Yale University and PhD from the University of Maryland. Her research interests are in describing the cognitive strengths and supporting the cognitive weaknesses seen in autism ADHD and other developmental disabilities. She is an author of more than 90 peer-reviewed publications, and of the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF), as well as the Unstuck and On-Target curricula. She has completed two trials of Unstuck and On-Target in schools for children with ADHD or ASD.