Lindsay McCary, PhD

Lindsay McCary, PhD

Director of Psychological Services

Lindsay McCary is the Director of Psychological Services at KGH.  Dr. Lindsay McCary received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from North Carolina State University and her Master’s and PhD degrees in School Psychology from the University of South Carolina.  She completed a two-year combined research and clinical fellowship in neurodevelopmental disabilities with an emphasis on autism spectrum disorder and fragile X syndrome.  She has extensive expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities including the highest level of training (research reliability) on gold-standard diagnostic tools.  Prior to joining KGH, Lindsay spent 6 years as the Director of the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic at the Waisman Center, UW-Madison. She has clinical expertise working with individuals with autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, history of prematurity, and fragile X syndrome.  She has presented at national and international conferences and has several publications in peer-reviewed journals in the area of neurodevelopmental disabilities.  Lindsay holds a position with UW-Madison as a Senior Scientist in the Wisconsin Center for Education Research and has Affiliate Faculty appointments in Pediatrics and Educational Psychology.  She continues to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level to expand capacity for serving individuals with ASD and their families.  She also serves as a member of the WI Governor’s Autism Council.  In her free time, Lindsay enjoys camping with her husband, traveling, cycling, and going to the dog park with her dog, Gulliver. 

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