B.A., Psychology, Pre-Medical program, Boston College, 2001
M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 2005
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 2008
Post-Doctoral Training: Children's Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School
Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Dr. Manning is a licensed psychologist who conducts assessments for a variety of research studies at the Shriver Center involving children with autism, intellectual disabilities, and Down syndrome. Her research interests also include family coping and adaptation to autism, and early identification and intervention for autism.
Dr. Manning's professional interests include the assessment of autism and developmental disabilities, ADHD, learning disorders, social/emotional difficulties, play therapy, and working with children and families on toilet training, sleep, and behavioral management.