Kim Davis

Kim Davis

Kim Davis has retired as a research associate for the Indiana Resource for Autism at the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community at Indiana University Bloomington.

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Kim Davis

Kim Davis has retired as a research associate for the Indiana Resource for Autism at the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community at Indiana University Bloomington. Kim has extensive experience in working with people of all ages with disabilities. Through her interactions with families, teachers, and educational professionals whose lives are touched by people with disabilities, she has become an advocate for recognizing behavior as a means of communication. Her workshops and trainings build skills for providing supportive environments in which diverse students can develop and use healthy behaviors as a means of communication. An educator since 1972, Kim first worked as a physical education teacher.

Kim is author of Adapted Physical Education for Students With Autism, and she has written articles for the Indiana Resource Center for Autism newsletter, Reporter. Kim has worked on numerous video productions and training modules and presented at local, regional, state, and national conferences.

Kim has a bachelor of science in physical education from MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois, and a master of science in physical education with a concentration in adapted physical education from Indiana University Bloomington.

Presentation titles by Kim Davis

  • When Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Understanding the Challenging Behaviors of Young Children and Students With Disabilities