LeeAnne Green Snyder joined the Simons Foundation in 2014 after working for the Simons Simplex Collection (SSC) and Simons Searchlight (formerly known as Simons VIP) for eight years at the University of Michigan and the Harvard University/Boston Children’s Hospital sites, respectively. She advises on protocol design, outcome measures and database needs for SFARI’s research cohorts of individuals with autism.
She received her B.A. in psychology from the University at Albany, SUNY, and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Connecticut, where her research involved the first studies of oxytocin in children with autism. Green Snyder completed her pediatric psychology internship and postdoctoral training in pediatric neuropsychology at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. There, she led the multi-disciplinary Autism Clinic and autism training rotation, and collaborated in research at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. She also maintained a private practice in neuropsychology, providing legal consultation, as well as assessments for families and schools.
Green Snyder is licensed in psychology in the state of Connecticut. She currently consults to researchers around the world on training for autism assessment.