Alison Gilbert

Alison Gilbert, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist. She is currently a clinical assistant professor at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine with a certificate in autism spectrum disorders from U.C. Davis.

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Making The Call

For many parents and caregivers the concern that their child isn’t meeting their milestones can be considerably overwhelming. Seeking support from informed health professionals, organizations and close family members can be especially useful.  Autism awareness month...

Summer Camp Planning For Children With Special Needs

Planning for summer camp is the time when parents of typical children make camp choices based on their budgets, their child’s friendships, preferred activities and camp location. For parents of children with special needs, however,...

Obstacles Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorder

Recent research suggests that children reach an average age of 4-5 years before receiving a proper Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis. Yet, there is ample evidence that we can identify ASD symptoms as early as...

Social Skills For All

Sitting at a meal with friends, it’s hard not to notice the cell phone adjacent to each of our dinner plates. For every personal verbal exchange it seems there is an almost equal number of...

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Helping A Girl Feel At Home

At North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center, the vast majority of our clients are from Nassau County communities, but we recently had the...
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