Dr. Noor Younus Syed

Assistant Professor of Applied Behavior Analysis; Director of Center for Autism Inclusivity

LocationBethlehem, PA

Preferred pronounshe/her

Email address

Telephone number6318890555

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Biographical information

Noor Syed, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA/LBS is an Assistant Professor of Applied Behavior Analysis, Clinical Coordinator, and founding Director of the Center for Autism Inclusivity (Research, Education, and Services) with SUNY Empire State College. She is also the Research Coordinator for the Global Autism Project and an Adjunct Advisor in Applied Behavior Analysis with Endicott College. She is a certified general and special education teacher in New York, U.S., birth through grade six. Over the past 15 years, Dr. Syed has worked with individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and developmental disabilities from early intervention through adulthood in school and center-based settings as a teacher, therapist, consultant, and administrator. Dr. Syed has consulted for autism clinics around the world, including in Uganda, India, Romania, Antigua and Barbuda, and Indonesia, and currently serves as the international and school-based expert on ABAEthicsHotline.com with Dr. Jon Bailey. Most recently, she assisted in building Lehigh University Autism Services and its corresponding practicum, which is an insurance and university-based program offering services in the home, community, and clinic. Dr. Syed’s interests lie in compassionate care, cultural humility, ethical practices, supervision, the practice of school-based BCBAs, and diversity. She received her undergraduate degree in ABA under Dr. Raymond G. Romanczyk in the Institute of Child Development at Binghamton University and completed her PhD in ABA with Dr. R. Douglas Greer at Teachers College, Columbia University.