Karen Hamilton Barineau, Ed. S. is an Autism Specialist for DeKalb County School District. She has 22 years of experience working with students with disabilities. Ms. Barineau believes that providing structure and organization on a child’s level of understanding can help to alleviate or moderate problems that arise. She has strong skills in developing visual supports, implementing augmentative communication, and solving behavior problems.
In her current job, she consults with teachers and parents on behavior, curriculum, and instruction, and helps them implement strategies in their classroom and home environment. Ms. Barineau also provides district level training on accessing Common Core Standards for individuals with disabilities, Autism Understanding, and Nonviolent Crisis Intervention. She has presented for parents and professionals on a local, state, and national level.