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Teresa Thompson, Ph.D. - Fielding Graduate University. Joshua Tree, CA, US

Teresa Thompson, Ph.D.

Associate Faculty - Media Psychology | Fielding Graduate University


Equal rights and nondiscrimination of people with disabilities; Abuse and developmental disabilities; Guardianship laws and practices reform



Teresa Thompson, PhD, is a member of the adjunct faculty in the School of Media Psychology at Fielding Graduate University. Dr. Thompson has been involved in promoting respect for equal rights and nondiscrimination of people with disabilities. She has been instrumental in helping to bring public awareness to appreciate the need to reform Guardianship laws and practices in the state of California, especially in the area of voting rights. She worked as a consultant with the Disability and Abuse Project on the 2012 National Survey on “Abuse of People with Disabilities: The First Report, Victims and Their Families Speak Out.”

Industry Expertise (5)


Writing and Editing

Training and Development

Mental Health Care


Areas of Expertise (7)

Foundations of Research

Video Modeling

Single-Case Research

Abuse and Developmental Disabilities


Spss Software for Quantitative Data Analysis

Spss Software for Qualitative Data Analysis

Accomplishments (2)

Graduated Magna Cum Laude (personal)

(2003) Marymount Manhattan College

Early Intervention Representative (personal)

(1991) Representing the City of New York

Education (3)

Fielding Graduate University: PhD, Degree

Fielding Graduate University: MA, Degree 2011

Marymount Manhattan College: BA, Degree 2003

Affiliations (1)

  • Division 46 The Society for Media Psychology and Technology

Articles (1)

Video modeling for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder: A meta-analysis

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.

(2014) Thompson, T. L. (2014). Video modeling for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder: A meta-analysis (Order No. 3612153). Available from Dissertations & Theses @ Fielding Graduate University; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1506155120).

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