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Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities (CADD) Residency Program


We are committed to the training of future professionals in the area of autism and other developmental disabilities in the fields of psychiatry, psychology, pediatrics, neurology, applied behavior analysis, and speech-language pathology through our affiliated institutions.

UT Southwestern Medical Center serves as one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation and trains physicians, medical scientists and allied health-care professionals of the future. Each year, numerous trainees in the fields of neurology, psychiatry, and pediatrics rotate through the Center.

Children’s Medical Center supports clinical psychology training to develop the expertise of psychology interns in the assessment and treatment of developmental disabilities.

Under the direction of Dr. Patricia Evans, the Neurodevelopmental Disorders residency program is one of only eight in the country that prepares physicians for clinical, teaching, and research opportunities. 

The UT Dallas Callier Center supports nationally ranked academic programs in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences that prepare students to fill the need for qualified professionals in the fields of speech-language pathology and audiology.