Marcia Eckerd, PhD

Marcia Eckerd is a licensed psychologist with over 35 years of experience as a therapist and consultant working with autistic children and adults. She has published three articles on autism in the peer-reviewed Journal of Health Services Psychology. Her article on diagnosing previously unrecognized autistic women is read internationally. Her Psychology Today blog Are We Giving Autistic Children PTSD from School? had over 257,500 reads. She has also written for many popular autism magazines and websites.

Dr. Eckerd has spoken at three world autism conferences for parent and professional audiences in 2023, and a national conference discussing neurodivergent children (NVLD, ASD, ADHD) in 2024. She serves on the Connecticut ASD Advisory Council, was a member of the Clinical Advisory Group of AANE, and serves on the professional advisory boards of Smart Kids with LD and NeuroClastic, a nonprofit providing creative educational resources on autism.

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Marcia Eckerd, PhD

Marcia Eckerd is a licensed psychologist with over 35 years of experience as a therapist and consultant working with autistic children and adults. She has published three articles on autism in the peer-reviewed Journal of Health Services Psychology. Her article on diagnosing previously unrecognized autistic women is read internationally. Her Psychology Today blog Are We Giving Autistic Children PTSD from School? had over 257,500 reads. She has also written for many popular autism magazines and websites.

Dr. Eckerd has spoken at three world autism conferences for parent and professional audiences in 2023, and a national conference discussing neurodivergent children (NVLD, ASD, ADHD) in 2024. She serves on the Connecticut ASD Advisory Council, was a member of the Clinical Advisory Group of AANE, and serves on the professional advisory boards of Smart Kids with LD and NeuroClastic, a nonprofit providing creative educational resources on autism.

Helpful Articles by Dr. Eckerd:

Marcia Eckerd, PhD

Marcia Eckerd is a licensed psychologist with over 35 years of experience as a therapist and consultant working with autistic children and adults. She has published three articles on autism in the peer-reviewed Journal of Health Services Psychology. Her article on diagnosing previously unrecognized autistic women is read internationally. Her Psychology Today blog Are We Giving Autistic Children PTSD from School? had over 257,500 reads. She has also written for many popular autism magazines and websites.

Dr. Eckerd has spoken at three world autism conferences for parent and professional audiences in 2023, and a national conference discussing neurodivergent children (NVLD, ASD, ADHD) in 2024. She serves on the Connecticut ASD Advisory Council, was a member of the Clinical Advisory Group of AANE, and serves on the professional advisory boards of Smart Kids with LD and NeuroClastic, a nonprofit providing creative educational resources on autism.

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