The Lurie Institute for Disability Policy

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Marji Erickson Warfield - Director of the Starr Center

Marji Erickson Warfield, Senior Scientist at the Lurie Institute for Disability Policy Marji Erickson Warfield, PhD '91, is a senior scientist and director of the Nathan and Toby Starr Center on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Her research has focused on investigating the development of children with disabilities and the adaptation of their families over time and examining the impact of parenting a child with a disability on balancing work and family roles. She has also directed projects evaluating early intervention and other educational, health, and support programs and services for children and youth with disabilities and special health care needs and for young children at risk of delay due to a variety of environmental factors. New initiatives focus on participant-directed service models and transition services for individuals with autism.  More

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