Susan Kabot, Ed.D., CCC-SLP, is the Executive Director of the Autism Institute at Nova Southeastern University's Mailman Segal Center for Human Development in Fort Lauderdale. She has spent the last 28 years developing and administering programs in the area of autism.
Her graduate training was in the areas of special education, speech-language pathology, and management of programs for children and youth. Susan is a Florida and Tennessee licensed speech-language pathologist and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Kabot is active in community autism organizations, serving on the Panel of Professional Advisors for the Autism Society and the Advisory Committee for the JAFCO Family Resource and Respite Center in Fort Lauderdale. She was appointed to the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council by former Governor Charlie Crist, where she is the Chair of the Program Planning and Evaluation Committee and serves on the Health Care and Self-Advocacy Leadership Task Forces.
Kabot has extensive experience working with media on stories on research, programs and services available to those with ASD. She is also the parent of an adult son with autism.