Autism Resource Team

The purpose of the Autism Resource Team (ART) is to provide resources and support in the area of autism spectrum disorders, as defined by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, in order to fulfill the Chippewa Falls Area Unified School District's mission.

Team Members

  • Christine McMasters, Director of Special Education and Pupil Services
  • Allison Fisher, Transition Coordinator
  • Lesley Fischer, Special Education Teacher
  • Megan Hedtke, Occupational Therapist
  • Ulla McClintock, Special Education Teacher
  • Rhonda Seckora, Speech and Language Pathologist 
  • Jodi Slinde, Speech and Language Pathologist
  • Nicole Bowe, Early Childhood Teacher
  • Laura Henry, Special Education Teacher
  • Britny Gabert, School Psychologist

Responsibilities Include

  1. Providing support to school staff and families regarding autism spectrum disorders.
  2. Assisting school-based teams and families with consultation, programming, and resource materials.
  3. Assisting school-based teams with the assessment process.
  4. Providing on-site observation and consultation for individual students upon request.
  5. Attending Autism Resource Team meetings.
  6. Staying current with evidence and research-based methodology, assessment tools, interventions, and resources.
  7. Developing skills and knowledge in autism by attending workshops and conferences.

For referral or consultation, please contact the Special Education Department at 715-726-2414, extension 3001 or 3002.


  • Chippewa Falls Area Unified School District
  • 1130 Miles Street, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729-1923
  • Phone: 715-726-2417
  • Fax: 715-726-2781