Jane Thierfield Brown

Law Discipline Coordinator

Education & Employment:
Columbia University, Teacher’s College, Ed.D in Special Education
University of Rhode Island, M.A. in Education, M.S. in Counseling
University of Rhode Island, B.A. in Speech Pathology

Jane Thierfeld Brown is director of student services at UConn Law. She has worked in disability services for 33 years. Jane received her B.A. from the University of Rhode Island in Speech Pathology. While coordinator of disability services at URI she received her M.S. in Counseling and M.A. in Education. She holds an Ed.D from Columbia University, Teachers College. At Barnard College, Jane directed a federal grant program on women with disabilities in higher education. Jane’s main research interests are students with Asperger’s Syndrome in higher education and students with disabilities in high-stakes graduate programs. She consults at many higher education institutions and is a frequent keynote speaker at conferences on Asperger’s Syndrome. Jane has published three books: A Professional Guide to Students with Asperger’s Syndrome in Higher Education (Autism Asperger Publishing Co., 2009); The Parent’s Guide to College for Students on the Autism Spectrum (AAPC Publishing, 2012); and Behavior Management and Self Regulation for Adults, 2012.

Contact Information
Mailing AddressCenter for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities | UConn Health
Office Location263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 | MC 6222