Children's Hospital Colorado
Elizabeth Griffith, PhD

Elizabeth Griffith, PhD

Get to know her background

I work with children and their families, specializing in concerns with development and behavior. I assess to determine if a diagnosis, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, is appropriate. I also provide evidence-based intervention for very young children with or at-risk for autism and their families, directing our Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) program.

Undergraduate 1991

Haverford College in Pennsylvania (PA)

Residency 2002

University of Alabama Hospital Program, Psychology

Graduate 2002

University of Denver

Fellowship 2003

University of Alabama Hospital Program, Postdoctoral Fellowship in Developmental Disabilities

For Patients:
My research focuses on how to best support families with young children with or at-risk for autism. In addition, I work to determine how to best help professionals learn to work with young children.
For Referring Providers:
My research has focused on protective and risk factors in autism spectrum disorders, as well as active ingredients in interventions and effective methods for dissemination.