Jennifer M. Schmidt has spent 22 years in the field of education as a general teacher, autism consultant, and a special educator. In addition to teaching at a high school, Jennifer is also an instructor at Wright State University and Antioch McGregor Midwest, both in Dayton, Ohio.
Jennifer is an experienced presenter at national and international conferences and recently published her first book, Why Didn’t They Just Say That? PEERspective – A Complete Curriculum, about an innovative model used to teach social skills to students with mild autism through peer modeling and other evidence-based practices. Jennifer earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Special Education mild-intensive from Wright State University.