Katarzyna Chawarska, PhD

Associate Professor in the Child Study Center and of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics); Director, Yale Toddler Developmental Disabilities Clinic; Director, Yale Early Social Cognition Laboratory

Physician Biography

Dr. Chawarska has received her clinical and research training at Yale. She is a leading expert in research on identifying markers of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and novel treatment targets in infancy. In her clinical practice, Dr. Chawarska specializes in early diagnosis of ASD as well as developmental follow-up of infants at risk for ASD due to familial factors (e.g., having an older sibling with ASD), genetic factors (e.g., having a syndrome related to ASD such as Fragile X), or due to prenatal or perinatal complications such as premature birth.

Clinical Interests

  • Autistic Disorder
  • Developmental Disabilities

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Child
Referrals: From patients or physicians

Patient Care Organizations

Child Study Center: Developmental Disabilities School Age Program | TIL | YESCog

General Pediatrics

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Child Development & Autism The Prospective Study of Infants
Child Development & Autism, Children's Health, Mental Health & Behavioral Research Components of Emotional Processing in Toddlers with ASD
Child Development & Autism, Children's Health Subtyping of toddlers with ASD based on patterns of social attention deficits
Addictive Behaviors, Diseases of the Nervous System, Mental Health & Behavioral Research, Women's Health Neural Circuitry of Parenting: Neuroimaging Studies of Cocaine-Abusing Mothers
Child Development & Autism, Genetics - Adult, Genetics - Pediatric, Mental Health & Behavioral Research Pivotal Response Treatment for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders (PRT)

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Contact Info

Katarzyna Chawarska, PhD
Patient Care Location
Yale Child Study CenterTemple Medical Center
40 Temple Street, Ste Suite 7D

New Haven, CT 06510
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Office Location
Child Study CenterTemple Medical Center
40 Temple Street, Ste Suite 7D

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Yale Child Study Center
40 Temple Street

New Haven, CT 06510

Curriculum Vitae

Yale Early Social Cognition Lab