Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities – Carrboro
Education and Training:
B.A., Psychology, Lehigh University
Ph.D., School Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Clinical Psychology Intern, Department of Psychology and Psychiatry, Children’s Village, Dobbs Ferry, NY
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Center for Development and Learning, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
Dr. Mankowski is a psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities. Clinical duties include psychological or interdisciplinary evaluations of children, adolescents, and adults with or at risk for developmental disabilities. She is the lead psychologist for interdisciplinary Hearing and Development Team, specializing in children who are deaf and hard of hearing and for the Behavior Medicine Clinic, specializing in individuals with severe behavioral or psychiatric difficulties in the context of their underlying neurodevelopmental disability. Dr. Mankowski currently provides psychological services for several community agencies. She provides neuropsychological consultation and diagnostic evaluations for The Whitaker Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility in Butner, North Carolina. Dr. Mankowski is the director of training for the North Carolina LEND grant (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities). Her professional and research interests include the study of autism, fragile X syndrome, psychiatric symptoms or illness within individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders, and neuropsychological assessment of children with psychiatric illness. Her teaching responsibilities include clinical training of psychology graduate students, interns, and fellows.