Ann-Marie Orlando

Ann-Marie Orlando, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Associate Director and Research Assistant Professor

Department: MD-PSYCHIATRY
Business Phone: (352) 265-2239
Business Email: aorlando@ufl.edu

About Ann-Marie Orlando

Ann-Marie Orlando is a research assistant professor in UF’s Department of Psychiatry, and an associate director for the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) in Gainesville. Dr. Orlando works with educators, service providers, and families, and provides community outreach services and professional development related to autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities. A certified speech-language pathologist, Dr. Orlando’s research activities focus on inclusive education, literacy, and communication for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. She has published journal articles and book chapters, and taught both undergraduate and graduate courses related to these topics. Through her work at UF, Dr. Orlando has coordinated agency-funded grants focused on promoting communication for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities, and coordinated federal- and state-funded grants focused on safety, teacher preparation, doctoral/postdoctoral preparation, and research in inclusive education for students with autism and other developmental disabilities. She also has presented nationally and internationally on literacy and communication for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. Dr. Orlando is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and TASH, an international disability advocacy organization.

Honors & Awards

2011 · The Association for the Severely Handicapped (TASH)
2008 · University of Florida

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Augmentative/Alternative Communication
  • Autism and related disabilities
  • Inclusive Education
  • Literacy

Grants

Sep 2019 ACTIVE
CARD DOE Partnership Activities, USF PEPSA 2019
UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA · Principal Investigator
Jul 2016 – Jul 2017
2016-2017 CARD – Missing Persons with Special Needs Pilot Program
FL DEPT OF EDUCATION ·

Education

PhD – Special Education
2011 · University of Florida
Fellowship: Audiology
1990 · Professional Speech and Hearing
Fellowship: Speech-Language Pathology
1988 · School Board of Alachua County
MS – Speech and Hearing Sciences
1987 · University of South Alabama
BS – Speech and Hearing Services
1985 · University of South Alabama

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-2239
Emails:
Business:
aorlando@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Mailing:
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY
PO BOX 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 326103424
Physical:
4101 NW 89TH BLVD
GAINESVILLE FL 32606