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Dr. Adrienne Perry

Dr. Adrienne Perry is a Psychologist and Behaviour Analyst. She is a full Professor in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, at York University. 

Dr. Perry joined the York faculty in 2002. She teaches graduate courses in the Clinical Developmental program including: psychoeducational assessment, clinical assessment and diagnosis, supervision and consultation, and autism and developmental disorders. She supervises graduate students both academically and clinically in the York University Psychology Clinic. Her research focus is in the area of autism spectrum disorder and developmental disabilities including assessment/diagnosis, family issues, and intervention effectiveness, particularly Intensive Behavioural Intervention. She is actively involved in Ontario-based organizations related to autism, developmental disabilities, and behaviour analysis. 

Dr. Perry worked as a Psychologist and Coordinator of Research for the TRE-ADD program (Treatment, Research, and Education for Autism and Developmental Disorders) at Thistletown Regional Centre. In addition, Dr. Perry has consulted extensively to the provincial Ministry of Children and Youth Services regarding early intervention for children with autism and related matters. She has served on various expert panels related to these controversial issues.