Autism/SPARC

Southeastern Pennsylvania Autism Resource Center

SPARC
1160 McDermott Drive #214
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-430-5678
SPARC@wcupa.edu


Clinical Director

Jennifer Dawson is a licensed clinical psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in child clinical psychology from Louisiana State University. She completed her internship at the renowned Kennedy Krieger Institute at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Dawson remained at the Kennedy Krieger Institute as a Case Manager on the Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program and as Faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In 2006, Dr. Dawson returned to West Chester and began to work on the development of SPARC. Dr. Dawson's clinical and research expertise and interests are in the areas of behavior analysis, autism spectrum disorders, feeding disorders, parent training, treatment acceptability, and behavior problems. Dr. Dawson also serves as an adjunct professor in the department of psychology at West Chester University.