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Dunn Buron, MS
Kari Dunn Buron taught in K-12 with students
on the autism spectrum for 30+ years. She developed an
Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate program for educators
at Hamline University in St. Paul, MN and has done volunteer
work specific to autism in Trinidad, Tobago, Barbados,
Tanzania and Ghana. In 2003, Kari received a Self-designed
Bush Leadership Fellowship that allowed her to spend a
year interviewing and working internationally with a number
of scientists and researchers in the area of Social Cognition,
Education and Autism with a focus on challenging behaviors.
Kari is the co-author of The Incredible
5-Point Scale, and the author of When My Worries
Get Too Big, A 5 Could Make Me Lose Control and
A 5 is Against the Law! (2008 ASA literary award winner).
Kari is the co-editor of a textbook for educators titled
Learners on the Autism Spectrum: Preparing Highly Qualified
Educators (2009 ASA literary award winner) and is
the creator of an original social skills magazine designed
for students with Asperger Syndrome called The Social
Times (2010 Gold Winner, National Patenting Publications
Award and Gold Medal Winner - Moonbeam Children's Book
Kari's latest projects include Social
Behavior and Self-Management (a book about how to
use the scale with adults); the second edition of The
Incredible 5-Point Scale; and an early chapter book
titled Adalyn's Clare (due out in August 2012).
Kari Dunn Buron and Pamela Wolfberg (eds.).
2008. Learners on the Autism Spectrum: Preparing Highly
Qualified Educators. Autism Asperger Publishing Company.
Buron, Kari Dunn (2007). A 5 Is Against
The Law! , Autism Asperger Publishing Company.
Buron, Kari Dunn (2007). A "5"
Could Make Me Lose Control! , Autism Asperger Publishing
Buron, Kari Dunn (Nov. 2005). Ms Claire's
Excellent Adventure! ("education light"
article about using a puppy in ASD programming), Autism
Asperger Digest. (view this
Buron, Kari Dunn and Curtis, Mitzi (2003).
The Incredible 5-Point Scale, Autism Asperger Publishing
Buron, Kari (2003). When My Autism Gets
Too Big, Autism Asperger Publishing Co.
Buron, Kari (2000). Using Visual Supports
to Reduce Challenging Behaviors on the Job, Pamphlet
for training adult service personnel, MN Department of
Curtis, Mitzi and Kari Dunn (1999). Social
Mapping, The Morning News.
Kari is available for presentations
related to educating individuals on the autism spectrum
and working with explosive children.
To inquire about
consulting or presentation services please e-mail Kari.
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