Watch Ilia K. Walsh’s Summit interview here
Ilia K. Walsh, M.S.Ed., M.B.A. is the Director of Training and Education at The Asperger/Autism Network (AANE) and has been with AANE since 2012 where she also worked as the Director of Adult Services. She is the parent of two young adults attending college. One of which was diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum at 9 years old. Ilia started her career in IT Training in the Investment Banking industry where she worked for over 10 years and then became a public school educator for another 8 years. She has combined her training and education background to help families, professionals and individuals better understand and work with the strengths and challenges of an Autism Spectrum diagnosis. Ilia has trained and consulted with a variety of school districts, colleges, families, employers and the State of Massachusetts Departments of Elementary and Secondary Education and Developmental Disability Services.