Community Outreach Coordinator
Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Neuropsychology at Montgomery County
Yetta Myrick is the mother of an autistic teen. Prior to joining the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD) at Children’s National as the Community Outreach Coordinator in September 2016, Ms. Myrick was a Studio Technician for over a decade at the Cable Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-SPAN).
Ms. Myrick is the Founder, President, and Executive Director of DC Autism Parents (DCAP), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in the District of Columbia, where she oversees the daily operations and has created programs for autistic children and their families. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies from The Catholic University of America.
Since 2013, she has served as the Stakeholder Advisory Board Chair for CASD’s Patient Centered Outcome Research Institute's Grant, "A Community-Based Executive Function Intervention for Low Income Children with ADHD and ASD Research Project." Ms. Myrick has presented at various conferences, and has been interviewed by national and local news outlets about her experience raising her autistic son.