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Child receiving therapy
The Language and Cognition Development Clinic provides 1:1 ABA therapy for children ages 3 and up.
Graduate students from the Communication Disorders & Science program work with young children in the Speech & Language Clinic.
Some of the CASD Graduate Assistants spreading the word about CASD opportunities on campus!
Activities are led by graduate student therapists at the Mindfulness and Acceptance Clinic.
students at capitol
Graduate students visiting the Illinois state capital to discuss CASD services with our representatives and Illinois residents.
The Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD) is a multidisciplinary research and training center that provides high quality leadership in the study of autism spectrum disorders. CASD is funded through The Autism Program of Illinois (TAP) which assists in working in the following areas: Research, Student Training, and Community Service.

Mark Dixon, Ph.D., LBA, BCBA-D.

Assistant Director and Clinical Director
Becky F. Barron, M.S., BCBA

Assessment Team Supervisor
Rachel Enoch, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Language and Cognition Development Clinic Coordinators
Haley Davis, M.S.
John Yi, M.S.

Mindfulness and Acceptance Clinic Supervisor
Jessica M. Hinman, M.S., BCBA

Speech and Language Clinic Supervisor
Valerie Boyer, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Affiliated Faculty

Ruth Anne Rehfeldt, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Karla Fehr, Ph.D.
Sam Jordan, M.S., BCBA

Graduate Assistants
LilyAnn Helleny
Callie Gilsenan
Jasmin Weaver
Rebecca Seward 
Danie Chambers
Annie Lietz