Dr. Amy Esler is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, a licensed psychologist in the Pediatric Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic, and Director of the Fragile X Clinic at the University of Minnesota. Amy received her Masters in School Psychology and her PhD in School Psychology from the University of Minnesota. She worked as a school psychologist for a few years before going to the University of Michigan where she specialized in autism diagnosis and research. Amy is with us today to tell us all about her journey through life and science.
Amy Esler, PhD, is an expert in diagnosis and behavioral characteristics of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). She is an internationally-recognized trainer on ASD diagnostic measures. Dr. Esler’s research interests focus on early screening and diagnosis of ASD, characterizing the behavioral symptoms of ASD across the lifespan, and studying the relationship between culture and ASD.