The Marquette Autism Clinic is a specialty clinic of the Center for Psychological Services at Marquette University. The clinic is directed by Amy Van Hecke, Ph.D., an autism specialist and assistant professor of psychology, and supervised by fellow professor and licensed psychologist, John Grych, Ph.D. Doctoral students in the clinical psychology program staff the clinic. The clinic works on a sliding-fee scale based on family income. We strive to serve all clients regardless of ability to pay. Our fee is a flat rate that includes all services and can be paid in full or in smaller installments. Voluntary participation in research studies being conducted by our group may also reduce the fee required.
The Marquette Autism Clinic strives to:
We offer comprehensive diagnostic evaluations for autism spectrum disorders, utilizing measures considered to be the gold standard in the field. We serve all ages, starting with children as young as 15-months-old and extending through adulthood. All evaluations include the following measures, as well as any additional testing determined necessary:
Additionally, specialized speech/language evaluations are available through a partnership with the Marquette University Department of Speech-Language Pathology.
Bridget Dolan has worked in the Marquette Autism Clinic since 2011. She has held multiple roles in the clinic, serving as clinic coordinator (2013-2014) and as a clinical extern. Bridget is passionate about conducing autism evaluations for the greater Milwaukee community and truly enjoys working with families from diverse backgrounds and their children. Bridget aspires to become a pediatric neuropsychologist with the hopes of running a specialty autism clinic in order to provide much needed diagnostic services.
Christina Caiozzo has worked in the Marquette Autism Clinic as a clinical extern since January 2013. Christina is thrilled to work with a clinic that values conducting comprehensive, multi-method, multi-informant autism evaluations for the Milwaukee community. Christina approaches care from a biopsychosocial and developmental perspective and is interested in a career as a pediatric clinical psychologist.
Alana McVey has worked as a clinical extern in the Marquette Autism Clinic since the fall of 2014. She enjoys conducting comprehensive autism evaluations with individuals of all ages from the Milwaukee community. Alana is also pleased to facilitate social skills interventions as a Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) group leader. She wishes to pursue a career as a child clinical psychologist specializing in autism spectrum disorder and anxiety.
If you are interested in receiving an evaluation or have further questions about our services, please contact the Marquette Autism Clinic at (414) 288-4438, or contact us via email by completing the information request form below. We will reply to your request for information within two weeks.