Presentations & Publications
- Wheeler, M., Moreno, S., and Parkinson, K., (2011). The Partner’s Guide to Asperger Syndrome. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London, UK and Philadelphia, PA.
Marci Wheeler holds a Master's degree in Social Work and has worked at the Indiana Resource Center for Autism at the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community at Indiana University since 1983. Ms. Wheeler writes and consults on topics related to autism spectrum disorders, such as daily living skills, various therapies, and statewide resources. Other areas of expertise and interest include parenting, family and sibling issues, and community supports and resources. Along with co-authors, she has written a book for women in relationships with men on the autism spectrum.
She has served as a field instructor and adjunct faculty member for the School of Social Work at Indiana University and Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis. Marci is also the staff advisor for the Students on the Spectrum (S.O.S.) club at Indiana University in Bloomington. She is married to Phil Wheeler, a speaker/presenter, advocate, and mentor with an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis. They have three children and two grandchildren that have required specialized supports. Ms. Wheeler is a member of Partners in Policymaking, the Autism Society of America and the National Association of Social Workers.