Dr. Leslie Bross, PhD, BCBA-D, is an Assistant Professor of Special Education in the Department of Special Education and Child Development at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She serves as the director of the Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorder program and teaches classes in the undergraduate and graduate programs. Leslie’s research focuses on examining ways to support individuals with autism during their transition to adulthood in the areas of postsecondary education, competitive employment, and community integration. She frequently utilizes technology-based interventions in applied, community-based settings. Prior to her experiences in higher education, Leslie was a special education teacher for secondary students with autism in Lee’s Summit, Missouri and taught English as a second language in Nagasaki, Japan and Barcelona, Spain. Follow Leslie on Twitter @leslie_bross.