Clinical Instructor, UNC Department of Psychiatry
Director, Wilmington TEACCH Center
M.S., Communicative Disorders, University of Rhode Island
Bonnie S. Ravo is the Clinical Director of the Wilmington TEACCH center and a Clinical Instructor in the UNC Department of Psychiatry. She is a licensed Speech/Language Pathologist with over 20 years of experience. She has specialized in social-emotional development, autism spectrum disorders, and other related social learning disabilities. She has served on various state agency steering committees, establishing collaborative structure between families, state agencies, and local educational placements to provide the most effective outcomes for children with social learning disabilities. Bonnie served as an adjunct faculty member at Rhode Island College where she participated in the preparation of future students in the Communicative Disorders field of study. Bonnie also operated a private practice, in which she provided direct clinical care for students with social language disorders through integrated playgroups. Prior to coming to North Carolina, Bonnie was an Educational Outreach Specialist for the Marcus Autism Center. As a Community Interventionist, she provided in-depth training on effective coaching practices and professional development for school systems in the state of Georgia. While leading the Wilmington TEACCH center, Bonnie currently provides individual and group therapy to clients from early childhood through early adolescence. Bonnie also provides training and consultation to professionals who work with individuals with ASD.