Housed within Riley Children's Health's Pediatric Care Center in Indianapolis, the Autism Spectrum and Development Disorders Outpatient Program hosts the Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship in Autism program. This fellowship includes a combination of clinical service in the form of assessment and treatment of individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs).
Fellows receive extensive training in the assessment of ASD and NDDs, including training and supervision on the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) by a certified, independent ADOS-2 trainer (Dr. Minshawi). Treatment focus for within this clinic is behavioral in nature with specific emphasis on the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA) as applied to parent training modalities. The clinic also providers modified cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) to older individuals with higher cognitive and language skills.