Barbara Boroson
Inclusion Consultant


  • Engagement
  • Remediation and intervention
  • Behavior
  • Mental health
  • Peer relationships
  • Special education and learning disabilities
  • Professional development
  • Innovative professional development
  • Teacher development
  • Teacher support

Barbara Boroson, LMSW, is a keynote speaker, professional development provider, and inclusion specialist for educators nationwide. She is the author of Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Inclusive Classroom: How to Reach and Teach Students with ASD (Scholastic, 2nd edition June 2016), and a forthcoming book from ASCD for education leaders. Barbara provides dynamic, engaging, informative inclusion workshops for everyone in the district including general educators, classroom paraprofessionals, special area teachers, therapeutic providers, cafeteria workers, recess monitors, secretaries, custodians, bus staff, parents, and more. She is a regular speaker at annual educator conferences such as NSBA, ILA, ASCD, NAESP, and many others. Barbara holds a bachelor’s degree in writing from Cornell University and a master’s degree in social work from Columbia University. She has worked in autism spectrum education for 25 years in clinical, administrative, and advisory capacities. She lives with her husband and their two children, one of whom is on the autism spectrum.