Riva Ariella Ritvo-Slifka, PhD


Dr Ritvo has worked in the area of autism and developmental disabilities, as a therapist and researcher, mainly with children until 2007. She continued teaching and research activities after closing her clinical practice. Dr. ritvo published numerous articles the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders. For list of publication, see PubMed or https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Riva_Ariella_Ritvo

 She Created the RAADS and RAADS-R, a self reporting scale to assist the clinicians in diagnosing autism spectrum disorders. The instrument has been cited in the medical literature numerous times, and has been translated into multiple languages.

Dr. Ritvo Currently holds a position of Assistant Clinical Professor at The Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine

Education & Training

PhD California Graduate Institute (2006)

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Riva Ariella Ritvo-Slifka, PhD
Mailing Address
422 East 72nd Street
New York, New York 10021

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