OUR TEAM MEMBERS

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Heather is the executive director of Urban Autism Solutions. She is a Psychology major from the University of Dayton and holds a certificate in Integrated Marketing Communications from DePaul.

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Katy is a speech-language pathologist and the program manager at UAS. She received her bachelor's in communication science from the University of Pittsburgh and her master's in speech-language pathology from Rush University.

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Sharon is the communications director at Urban Autism Solutions.

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Alyssa joined UAS in 2022 as a board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA). She works with students in the UAS Life Lab program and at the UAS West Side Transition Academy where she helps students build their social and communication skills.

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Tucker joined Urban Autism Solutions as the Lead Grower of Growing Solutions Farm in fall 2018. He works closely with young adults with autism and related disabilities from Chicago Public Schools.

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Julie and Michael Tracy are the proud parents of two young adult sons, Joseph and John. While Joseph developed typically, John was diagnosed with autism at age two.

Board Members

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Mary Walsh

President of the UAS Board

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Warren Ribley

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Joe Froehlich

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Maura McCarthy

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roy walker III

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Barbara Zawacki 

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Founders

Michael and Julie Tracy