Kristie Brown Lofland is an Educational Consultant the Indiana Resource Center for Autism (IRCA) at the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community at Indiana University, Bloomington. Kristie earned a B.S. in Speech Pathology and a M.S. in Audiology at Indiana State University. She also completed a program for Special Education Administration at Indiana University.
Kristie worked in the public school setting and clinical setting for 40 years with students with disabilities, augmentative/alternative communication and technology. During this time, she worked as a Speech Language Pathologist, Audiologist, Autism Consultant, member of AAC teams, and General Education and Special Education administrator. Since joining IRCA in 2010, she has provided training on using visual supports in the home, school and community environments; communication issues; using iPads and othertechnology for communication and computer aided instruction; and evidence based practices for autism spectrum and behavioral disorders. Kristie travels throughout the state of Indiana collaborating and providing ongoing support to school districts and families. Kristie has presented at state, and national conferences and workshops. Kristie received Honors of the Indiana Speech, Language and Hearing Association in 2007 for her outstanding contributions in the field.