Marcia Datlow Smith, Ph.D.
Assistant Executive Director of Programs
Dr. Smith has served as the lead psychologist at CSAAC since 1981 and in addition has directed federal research grants and worked on federal model program and replication grants awarded to CSAAC. Dr. Smith was awarded a Mary Switzer Senior Research Fellowship by the National Institute of Handicapped Research and in 1989, her work at CSAAC was recognized with the Governor of Maryland’s Health Care Professional of the Year award. Dr. Smith has authored several books, including Autism and Life in the Community. She has also written book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles. Dr. Smith has been an invited speaker throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.