Alessandra Shapiro

Alessandra Shapiro


Alessandra Shapiro, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist and clinical supervisor for the Developmental Assessment Clinic at the Unicorn Children’s Foundation Clinic at NSU’s Mailman Segal Center for Human Development. Dr. Shapiro specializes in the assessment of autism and related disabilities and facilitates the Autism Education Program, which is designed to provide families with one-on-one sessions to assist in determining the next steps after diagnosis. She also trains, supervises, and evaluates clinic staff, including psychology trainees and the postdoctoral fellow. Dr. Shapiro earned her Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University’s College of Psychology. She completed her pre-doctoral psychology internship at the Louise R. Goldhagen Multidisciplinary Evaluation and Consultation Center at Florida State University and her postdoctoral fellowship at a private practice in South Florida.


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Comparing Parental Report to Standardized Assessment Scores in Communication

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#B1-6  Comparing Parental Report to Standardized Assessment Scores in Communication   Parent report is an important method of gathering developmental history in the evaluation of autism spectrum disorder. Additionally, diagnosis is thought to be more reliable and valid when using both parent report and evaluation findings. However, parent report may lack objectivity which is relevant […]

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