Caitlin Delfs received her Ph.D. in School Psychology at University of Georgia in 2008. She is currently an assistant professor in the division of Autism and Related Disorders in the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University and the Program Manager in the Language and Learning Clinic at Marcus Autism Center.
Dr. Delfs is a licensed psychologist and board certified behavior analyst at the doctoral level (B.C.B.A.-D.). She is responsible for working with parents, teachers, and clinicians to develop effective interventions to increase language, social development, and adaptive skills in children with developmental disabilities. In addition to clinical duties, she also provides training for pre-doctoral and postdoctoral psychology trainees, those seeking BCBA certification, and community providers.
Dr. Delfs often serves as a guest reviewer for top tiered journals in her field, and currently sits on the editorial board for The Analysis of Verbal Behavior (TAVB) and Research in Developmental Disabilities (RIDD). Her research interests include assessment of efficient teaching strategies to promote language development and consideration of cultural factors in intervention effectiveness. Dr. Delfs has published several journal articles and co-authored book chapters related to her work with children with autism and empirically supported intervention approaches.
Kids are kids—even when they have autism. This is something that Katherine Carter and her family knows firsthand. In addition to juggling work, housekeeping and raising two teenagers, Katherine and her husband are raising Charlie, an active 9-year-old diagnosed with autism.
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