Dr. Jed Baker
Transition for Life Program Advisor
Dr. Jed Baker has been a clinical psychologist since 1992. He directs and supervises social skills training for students at Millburn Public Schools in New Jersey. In addition, he writes, lectures, and provides training across the country on the topic of social skills training for individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome and related Pervasive Developmental Disorders. Dr. Baker earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the State University of New York Albany. Author of four noted books, The Social Skills Picture Book, Social Skills Training, Preparing for Life, The Social Skills Picture Book for High School and Beyond, and No More Meltdowns. He is also director of the Social Skills Training Project and Social Skills Training for Millburn Schools, as well as an advisory board member for ASPEN (an information network for parents of children with Asperger’s Syndrome) and ANSWER (Asperger’s Network Support).
Master’s Degree in Education and has worked with students with disabilities in K12 and postsecondary education environments for 20 years. As a Disability Specialist at the University of Minnesota & Augsburg College her student population included students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and students with Learning Disabilities. Her primary research interests are transition issues and strategic education for students with Asperger’s Syndrome. She is founder of Higher Education and Autism Spectrum Disorders, Inc.
Adrienne Crook-Lewis, MA
Teacher-Special Education Wayzata Schools
Adrienne is registered as a Certified K-12 Teacher in the state of Minnesota. She has her Bachelor of Science Education from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh as well as many years of experience specializing in Emotional Behavioral Disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Adrienne is currently working in the Wayzata, MN school district.