Clinical Instructor, UNC Department of Psychiatry
Director of Transition Services, Greensboro TEACCH Center and TEACCH A&R
B.S., Special Education, Concentration in Mild/Moderate Cross-Categorical, Appalachian State University
M.Ed., Special Education, Concentration in Developmental Disabilities, UNC-Chapel Hill
Glenna Osborne is the Director of Transition to Adulthood Services for the UNC TEACCH Autism Program, and a Clinical Instructor in the UNC Department of Psychiatry. Glenna has over 30 years of experience working with individuals with autism across the lifespan, and their families, and as a trainer and consultant for those who teach and support autistic individuals. Glenna’s interests include the collaboration of local and state partners, including self-advocates, family members, educators, other service providers, and employers to provide effective opportunities for individuals with autism to reach their goals and successfully transition to adulthood. She oversees programs and serves as an instructor for the TEACCH School Transition to Employment and Postsecondary Education Program (T-STEP), serves on the ACL (Administration for Community Living) Project involving the establishment of an NC Community Employment Collaborative, and also serves on the HEELS 2 Transition Committee supporting the development of inclusive post-secondary programs at UNC for young adults with intellectual disabilities, as well as co-leading a Dialectical Behavior Therapy group.