Haring Center

Katy Bateman, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Research Scientist, kjb27@uw.edu

Katy Bateman, Ph.D., BCBA-D is a Research Scientist and Project Director at the University of Washington Haring Center for Inclusive Education. Katy is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst- Doctoral, and has extensive experience working in Early Children Special Education (ECSE).

Katy earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from California Lutheran University and her Master of Education and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from the University of Washington. While at the University of Washington, Katy served as a Research Assistant and Practicum Supervisor in the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) graduate program. Additionally, Katy worked on many research grants, projects, and served as the head classroom teacher in Project DATA (Developmentally Appropriate Treatment for Autism), a school-based early intervention program at the Experimental Education Unit (EEU), located on the University of Washington campus. Katy lead the Project DATA program, guiding a team implementing services for preschoolers with autism and other related disabilities. Following her work at the UW, Katy moved to Charlottesville, VA to join a team of researchers conducting autism research at the University of Virginia. Katy is excited to be back in Washington continuing her work in Special Education.

Katy has worked in a variety of settings providing ABA services to children with autism in schools, clinics, and home contexts. Her work focuses on services for young children with autism in ECSE, as well as in Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) programs. Her current work focuses on demonstration sites of inclusion classrooms across the state, working with the Down Syndrome Community of Puget Sound, as well as online instruction of parent coaching for parents of children with intellectual or developmental disabilities across the state.

Katy is passionate about ensuring that all children have access to high quality instruction. Among others, her research interests include parent mediated interventions and quality of life for children and families affected by autism. Additional projects include topics covering overall sustainability of interventions, school-based behavior consultation, and interventions targeting social-communication for children with autism and other related disabilities.