Betsy Stratis, M.A.

Trainee Type:

IDD Psychology





Doctoral Student in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Child Clinical Psychology


Research Interests

Research interests include autism spectrum disorders, assessment and diagnostic issues in ASDs and comorbid psychiatric disorders in ASDs. My first-year project will look at the presence of behavioral and emotional problems in autism compared to PDD-NOS. My MA thesis will look at the relationship of restricted and repetitive behaviors with psychiatric symptoms in children and adolescents with ASDs.

Grant & Fellowship Awards

12-month University Fellowship, The Ohio State University, 2010 – 2011.

Nisonger Center Trainee Research Funding Grant, March 2011.

3-month Fellowship, The Ohio State University College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2012 (summer funding).


Groden, J., Stratis, E., Lane, E., & Scrimgeour, M. (2009, March).  The Groden Center: Autism and New Technology.  Presented at Brown University, Providence, R.I.; Boston University, Boston, Mass.; and Wheaton College, Norton, Mass.

Wisocki, P., Groden, J., Stratis, E., & Spencer, R. (2010, June-July). A Therapeutic Job Club for Young Adults with Asperger’s Syndrome.Open paper presentation at the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Boston, MA; the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Annual Conference, Providence, R.I.; the Autism Society of America Annual Conference, Dallas, Tx.


Magna Cum Laude graduate, Boston University, 2008