Specializing in the assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders
A unique and comprehensive service offered with the cooperation of
- Summit Educational Resources
- University at Buffalo Center for Children & Families
- The Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo
The Developmental Disabilities Clinic offers evaluations for individuals ages 2 through 21 who may have an Autism Spectrum Disorder including Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome or Pervasive Developmental Disorder. These evaluations are conducted by licensed psychologists and other professionals as needed including school psychologists, special education teachers, as well as a developmental /behavioral pediatrician.
The evaluation will include:
- Initial pre-screening questionnaires
- Detailed parent interviews
- Direct child assessment using the most current instruments
- A medical screening
- Observations of the child at play, individually, with parents and with peers
- A comprehensive written diagnostic report
- Specific treatment recommendations
- Information about Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Advice regarding educational options
Observations in a child’s school, daycare setting, or home are conducted when the evaluator determines it is appropriate.
If you are interested in more information about the clinic or would like to schedule an appointment, please call 716-629-3480.
MARTIN HOFFMAN, M.D.
Martin Hoffman is a pediatrician with many years of experience evaluating and treating children with neurodevelopmental problems. He served for eleven years as school physician for the Springville Griffith Institute and Central School District. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a member of the Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. He is also an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University at Buffalo.
AMY JABLONSKI, Psy.D.
Dr. Jablonski graduated with a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology. She received clinical training at the Little Walden Program, a nationally recognized model inclusion program for children with autism located in Atlanta, Georgia. She completed an internship in psychology at the Munroe-Meyer Institute, a University Affiliated Program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center developed to research, assess and treat developmental disabilities. Dr. Jablonski is licensed to practice psychology in New York State and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of young children with autism and developmental disabilities. She is Chief Operating Officer of Summit Educational Resources.
KATHLEEN HONER, Psy.D.
Dr. Honer earned a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology. She fulfilled her clinical internship at the University of Rochester. Dr. Honer has taught graduate level courses in Applied Behavior Analysis at Buffalo State College as well as psychology courses at Canisius College. Currently, she is Clinical Director of the Early Childhood Outreach Division at Summit Educational Resources. In addition, she provides consulting services for students receiving intensive ABA programs through Summit’s Early Autism Program and is licensed to practice psychology in New York State
The Developmental Disabilities Clinic offers quality, comprehensive assessments that are timely and affordable. Cost of the evaluation may be reimbursed through the New York State Early Intervention Program or the child’s local school district.
For more information about Summit or to make a referral for an evaluation or services, please call us at 716-629-3480.