Elizabeth Sautter, M.A. CCC, is a licensed speech and language pathologist and co-director/co-owner of Communication Works, a private practice offering speech, language, and social support in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has worked with preschool to adult clients and their families since 1996 in private practice, schools, and hospitals, specializing in social communication, self-regulation, and executive functioning. She has co-authored two popular children’s books with Kristen Wilson, Whole Body Listening Larry at Home and Whole Body Listening Larry at School (www.socialthinking.com) and a resource book for social/emotional learning, Make Social Learning Stick! How to Guide and Nurture Social Competence Through Everyday Routines and Activities (aapcpublishing.com).
Elizabeth has worked with Leah Kuypers in the clinic setting, supporting clients and running group therapy. They have presented and written articles together as well as developed curriculum with Terri Rossman. Elizabeth conducts training for parents/caregivers and professionals and is thrilled to join Leah as a collaborative speaker for The Zones of Regulation. On a personal note, Elizabeth’s relationships with her son, sister, and extended family members with special needs have made her work a lifelong endeavor. She lives with her husband, two sons, dog, and cat in Northern California.
The Zones of Regulation A Framework to Foster Self-Regulation and Emotional Control®