Last Name

Cy B. Nadler, PhD

TitleClinical Psychologist
InstitutionChildren's Mercy Kansas City
Address2401 Gillham Rd.
Kansas City MO 64108
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-1568-9221 Additional info
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    TitleDirector of Autism Services
    InstitutionChildren's Mercy Kansas City

    TitleAssociate Professor of Pediatrics
    InstitutionUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City

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    Children's Mercy Kansas City, Kansas City, MOFellowship2013Clinical Child Psychology
    Munroe-Meyer Institute & University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NEResidency2012Pediatric Psychology
    Idaho State University, Pocatello, IDPhD2012Clinical Psychology
    Idaho State University, Pocatello, IDMS2010Clinical Psychology
    University of Missouri, Columbia, MO2007Psychology
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    2019Josh Barnds and Stella Carlson Endowed Professor for Autism, Children's Mercy Kansas City
    2019Early Career Award, Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies Autism SIG

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    Cy Nadler, PhD is the Director of Autism Services at Children's Mercy Kansas City, and conducts research related to autism and developmental disabilities. He serves as Site PI for the CDC's Study to Explore Early Development and National Curriculum Initiative for Developmental Medicine, and for the MCHB/HRSA Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Research Network.
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         (Nadler)Jul 1, 2016 - Jun 30, 2018
    BioNexus KC/Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
    Linking Autism Screening in Primary Care to Long Term Health Outcomes
    Role Description: Retrospective outcomes study to investigate the functional effects of routine autism screening in primary care on child health and services access. Developed in response to the 2016 USPSTF statement on autism screening.
    Role: PI

    U01DD001216     (Constantino)Jul 1, 2016 - Jun 30, 2021
    Study to Explore Early Development
    Role Description: The Study to Explore Early Development (SEED) is a multi-year study funded by CDC. It is currently the largest study in the United States to help identify factors that may put children at risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities, and how to improve their health outcomes.
    Role: Site PI/Co-Investigator

         (Nadler)Aug 1, 2019 - Mar 31, 2020
    CDC/Special Olympics
    National Curriculum Initiative in Developmental Medicine
    Role Description: Develop, implement and evaluate educational curriculum in developmental/behavioral medicine for medical students locally, and coordinate with national partners to create an evidence-based curriculum package for dissemination.
    Role: Site PI

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    1. Jang J, White SP, Esler AN, Kim SH, Klaiman C, Megerian JT, Morse A, Nadler C, Kanne SM. Diagnostic Evaluations of Autism Spectrum Disorder during the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Autism Dev Disord. 2021 Mar 17. PMID: 33730320.
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    2. Wiggins LD, Nadler C, Rosenberg S, Moody E, Reyes N, Reynolds A, Alexander A, Daniels J, Thomas K, Giarelli E, Levy SE. Many Young Children with Autism Who Use Psychotropic Medication Do Not Receive Behavior Therapy: A Multisite Case-Control Study. J Pediatr. 2021 May; 232:264-271. PMID: 33493493.
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    3. Nadler C, Godwin DL, Dempsey J, Nyp SS. Autism and Access to Care During the COVID-19 Crisis. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2021 01 01; 42(1):73-75. PMID: 33229969.
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    4. Weitzman CC, DeVinck-Baroody O, Egan A, Nadler CB, Winningham G. Journal Article Reviews. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2020 Dec; 41(9):743-748. PMID: 33215887.
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    5. Constantino JN, Strom S, Bunis M, Nadler C, Rodgers T, LePage J, Cahalan C, Stockreef A, Evans L, Jones R, Wilson A. Toward Actionable Practice Parameters for "Dual Diagnosis": Principles of Assessment and Management for Co-Occurring Psychiatric and Intellectual/Developmental Disability. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2020 02 01; 22(2):9. PMID: 32008108.
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    6. Forcino, SB, Nadler, CB, Roberts, MW. Parent training in middle childhood: Child opposition to timeout and token fines. Practice Innovations. 2019; (4):1-12.
    7. Nadler CB, Slosky L, Low Kapalu C, Sitzmann B. In R. Rieske (Ed.), Handbook of Interdisciplinary Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Interdisciplinary treatment for pediatric feeding disorders. 2019.
    8. Low Kapalu C, Nadler CB, Brei, N, Slosky L. In R. Rieske (Ed.), Handbook of Interdisciplinary Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Interdisciplinary treatment for elimination disorders. 2019.
    9. Forcino SB, Nadler CB. In C.B. McNeil, L.B. Quetsch & C. Anderson (Eds.), Handbook on Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for children on the autism spectrum. What PCIT clinicians need to know about ASD assessment. 2018.
    10. Kelley ME, Nadler CB, Rey C, Cowie S, Podlesnik CA. Noncontingent reinforcement competes with response performance. J Exp Anal Behav. 2017 05; 107(3):343-353. PMID: 28453222.
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    11. Chacko A, Allan CC, Moody S, Crawford T, Nadler C, Chimiklis A. In S. Goldstein & M. DeVries (Eds.), Handbook of DSM-5 Disorders in Children and Adolescents. Behavioral interventions. 2017.
    12. Nakaha J, Grimes LM, Nadler CB, Roberts MW. Journal of Child & Family Studies. A treatment selection model for sibling conflict based on observational measurements. 2016; (25):124-135.
    13. Dreyer Gillette ML, Borner KB, Nadler CB, Poppert KM, Odar Stough C, Swinburne Romine R, Davis AM. Prevalence and Health Correlates of Overweight and Obesity in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2015 Sep; 36(7):489-96. PMID: 26166285.
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    14. Nyp SS, Nadler CB, Call CR, Little VC. Driven by evidence: diagnosis and treatment for children with autism spectrum disorders. Mo Med. 2014 May-Jun; 111(3):195-8. PMID: 25011339.
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    15. Allen KD, Shriver MD, Nadler CB. In S. Lynn, W. O’Donohue & S. Lilienfeld (Eds.), Health, Happiness, and Well Being: Better Living Through Psychological Science. Raising our kids well: Guidelines for positive parenting. 2014.
    16. Nadler CB, Roberts MW. Parent-collected behavioral observations: An empirical comparison of methods. Child & Family Behavior Therapy. 2013; (35):195-109.
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