Ashley Zitter

Research Assistant

Ashley Zitter is a full time Clinical Research Assistant for the Center for Autism Research (CAR). She attended Salisbury University where she majored in Psychology with a minor in Health Education, and is currently a second year student in the Psychology Master’s program at Rutgers-Camden University. Ms. Zitter joined the CAR team in 2017 as the clinical research assistant for the Floreo Virtual Reality Study. This study aims to measure the safety, feasibility, and effectiveness of a virtual reality based police safety intervention for adolescents and adults ages 12-60 with ASD. Ms. Zitter is passionate about working with individuals with ASD and her long term goal is to become a clinical psychologist specializing in treating children and adolescents with ASD and comorbid mood disorders. CAR has instilled Ms. Zitter with the confidence, research, and clinical skills needed to pursue a graduate degree.