Rebecca C. Shaffer, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-9291



Autism spectrum disorders; fragile X; Angelman syndrome; parent training; social skills training; applied behavioral analysis

BS: Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN.

MA: Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA.

PsyD: Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA.

Internship: Youth Opportunity Center, Muncie, IN.

Fellowship: Indiana University School of Medicine, Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN.

Erickson CA, Wink LK, Schaefer TL, Shaffer RC. Medication Management of Fragile X Syndrome. In V.P. Patel, V.R. Preedy, & C.R. Martin (Eds.). The Comprehensive Guide to Autism. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer Reference. In press.

Adler BA, Wink LK, Early MC, Shaffer R, Minshawi N, McDougle CJ, Erickson CA. Drug-Refractory Irritability in Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Chart Review Study. Autism. In press.

Shaffer RC, Minshawi NF. Training and Supporting Caregivers in Evidence-Based Practices. In P. Sturmey, J. Tarbox, D. Dixon, & J. L. Matson (Eds.). International Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. New York: Springer Publishing. In press.

Wink LK, O’Melia AM, Shaffer RC, Pedapati E, Friedmann K, Schaefer T, Erickson CA.     . J Clin Psychiatr. In press.

Boivin MJ, Bangirana P, Shaffer R. The relationship between visual-spatial and auditory-verbal working memory span in Senegalese and Ugandan children. PLoS ONE. 2010 Jan 27;5(1): e8914.