Lindsay McCary, PhD


Lindsay McCary, PhD


Lindsay M. McCary, PhD, is a licensed psychologist in the Autism Treatment Programs and the director of the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic. She received her PhD in school psychology from the University of South Carolina and completed a two-year combined research and clinical fellowship in neurodevelopmental disabilities with an emphasis on autism spectrum disorders and fragile X syndrome. Her research and clinical interests include early detection of autism in high-risk populations, early childhood assessment and patient-centered models of care.


Professional Certifications and Education

  • PhD, School Psychology, University of South Carolina
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, University of South Carolina
  • National Register of Health Service Psychologists
  • APA Internship, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Department Appointments

Current Research

Lindsay McCary’s research focuses on the behavioral phenotype of fragile X syndrome and the FMR1 premutation including comorbidities and early developmental trajectories.  Currently, she is the sub-investigator for a clinical trial in children and adolescents with Down syndrome.

Selected Publications