Dr. Amanda Azarbehi, PhD
Dr. Azarbehi has over a decade of experience working as a researcher and therapist within the field of Childhood Developmental Delays, Early Intervention Programs, and Autism. She completed her Bachelor's Degree at the University of British Columbia (UBC), has trained at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Lovaas Autism Intervention Centre, and completed her doctorate degree at the University of New Brunswick. Also, Dr. Azarbehi completed a 1 year internship at Bloorview Kids Rehab in Toronto as part of her clinical training.
While in New Brunswick, Dr. Azarbehi sat as a member of the New Brunswick Autism Steering Committee, where she helped create, secure funding, and run the province-wide autism intervention training program. Prior to becoming a professor at Tyndale University, Dr. Azarbehi also worked at the North York General Hospital's (NYGH) Child Development Centre. As a psychologist on the NYGH team, Dr. Azarbehi worked on complex cases refered to her by pediatricians from across Toronto. Presently, Dr. Azarbehi works as a psychology professor at Tyndale University where her research primarily focuses on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Dr. Azarbehi has founded TRACE – Tyndale’s Research in Autism and Community Education program and recently launched Tyndale’s first in a series of Social Skills Camps for children with autism.