IV Neurodevelopmental Disorders Track
Supervisor: Dr. Cynthia King
In their first year, fellows spend one half day per week for 3 months at the Center for Development and Disability (CDD), participating in the Early Childhood Evaluation Program (ECEP) and one half day per week for 3 months participating in the Neurodevelopmental Disorder Clinic (NDIV).
The Neurodevelopmental Disorders track offers interested fellows the opportunity to pursue more training in pervasive developmental disorders and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
- spend the equivalent of 2 hours per week working with Dr. King in an area of interest. See list of options at the end of this page
- in June of the first year of fellowship, receive 2 full days of training in behavioral therapy/intervention, as preparation for the Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders camp
- In July of second year of fellowship, attend 5-day overnight Autism Spectrum Disorders camp, where each fellow is paired with child camper
- spend the equivalent of one half day per week working with Dr. King in an area of interest. Options are listed below.
- elective time of one half day per week for 4 months can be devoted to an area related to PDD
Educational Options for Neurodevelopmental Track:
- Neurodevelopmental disabilities with a focus on Autism Spectrum Disorders
- 1.Observation experience
2.Immersion experience (camp) plus 2-day behavioral training
3.Didactic experience LEND curriculum (certain didactics/trainings appropriate to Fellows’ specific interests )
Potential opportunities: Neuro-imaging and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome