Interim Associate Director for Center on Transition Innovations
Jaclyn Allen is an Employment Specialist with VCU-RRTC. She received her Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Special and Sociological Education from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2009. Jaclyn previously worked at the Faison School for Autism as a Team Leader, where she taught students with autism spectrum disorders. While working at Faison, Jaclyn volunteered with Sibling Saturdays, a group for children that have siblings with autism spectrum disorder. Jaclyn is currently working towards her Masters in Counseling Education from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Wehman, P., Schall, C., McDonough, J., Graham, C., Brooke, V., Riehle, E., Brooke, A., Ham, W., Lau, S., Allen, J. & Avellone, L. (2017). Effects of an employer-based intervention on employment outcomes for youth with significant support needs due to autism. Autism, 21(3), 276–290.
Schall, C., Wehman, P., Brooke, V., Graham, C., McDonough, J., Brooke, A., Ham, W., Rounds, R., Lau, S. & Allen, J. (2015). Employment Interventions for Individuals with ASD: The Relative Efficacy of Supported Employment With or Without Prior Project SEARCH Training. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45(12), 3990–4001.