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Amy Van Hecke

Marquette University
Associate Professor, Psychology
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Dr. Van Hecke is a developmental psychologist, an associate professor of psychology at Marquette University, and Executive Co-director of the Next Step Autism and Trauma Clinic. She studies the effects of evidence-based interventions, for preschoolers, adolescents, and young adults with ASD, on relationship development and brain development and function. Dr. Van Hecke is the co-developer of a health ambassador program to ensure access to developmental screening for underserved, inner-city children. Dr. Van Hecke is President-elect of the Board of Directors of the Autism Society of Southeast Wisconsin, and serves on the Steering Team for the Wisconsin Community of Practice on Developmental Disabilities, the Treatment and Intervention Advisory Committee for the State of Wisconsin Department of Health and Human Services, the pastoral council of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, and has co-led Girl Scout Troop 8698 since 2013. Originally from Canton, Mississippi, Dr. Van Hecke has enjoyed making Milwaukee her home and and getting to know its wonderful people (which includes her husband, two daughters, and goldendoodle Bear).
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