Amie W. Duncan, PhD

Clinical Psychologist, The Kelly O'Leary Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Adolescents; autism spectrum disorders; transition to adulthood


Autism spectrum disorders; transition to adulthood; daily living skills; employment; academic skills

BS: University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 2004.

MA: University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 2006.

PhD: University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 2009.

Internship: JFK Partners, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Denver, CO, 2009.

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Duncan AW, Bishop SL. Understanding the gap between cognitive abilities and daily living skills in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders with average intelligence. Autism. 2015 Jan;19(1):64-72. 

Adams RE, Fredstrom BK, Duncan AW, Holleb LJ, Bishop SL. Using self- and parent-reports to test the association between peer victimization and internalizing symptoms in verbally fluent adolescents with ASD. J Autism Dev Disord. 2014 Apr;44(4):861-72.

Bishop SL, Hus V, Duncan A, Huerta M, Gotham K, Pickles A, Krieger A, Buja A, Lund S, Lord C. Subcategories of restricted and repetitive behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorders. J Autism Dev Disord. 2013 Jun;43(6):1287-97.

Huerta M, Bishop SL, Duncan AW, Hus V, Lord C. Application of DSM-5 criteria for autism spectrum disorder to three samples of children with DSM-IV diagnoses of pervasive developmental disorders. Am J Psychiatry. 2012 Oct;169(10):1056-64.

Duncan AW, Klinger LG. Building social skills: Working with adolescents with ASD in clinics, schools, and the community. Social Work with Groups. 2010 33, 175-193. 

Scofield J, Williams A. Word learning in the absence of a speaker: Applications of the principles of mutual exclusivity and taxonomy. First Language. 2009 29, 277-289.

Klinger LG, Williams A. Cognitive behavioral interventions for students with Asperger’s syndrome and high functioning autism.  In MJ Mayer, R Van Acker, JE Lochman, FM Gresham (Eds). Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders. New York: Guilford. 2008.

Scofield J, Williams A, Behrend D. Word learning in the absence of a speaker. First Language. 2007; 27, 297-311.