Elaine LeClair PhD

Elaine LeClair, PhD

Staff Psychologist; Associate Director, Developmental Medicine Center

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-7025
  • Fax: 617-730-0252

Medical Services


  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • Williams Syndrome


  • Medicine


  • Developmental Medicine Center
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-7025

Experience and Education


Special Education

Boston College, 1972

Boston, Massachusetts

Counseling Psychology

Boston College, 1986

Boston, Massachusetts

Research Fellowship

University of Massachusetts Medical Center, 1987

Internship, Child Clinical Psychology

New England Medical Center, 1979

Boston, Massachusetts


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  1. Yu TW, Chahrour MH, Coulter ME, Jiralerspong S, Okamura-Ikeda K, Ataman B, Schmitz-Abe K, Harmin DA, Adli M, Malik AN, D'Gama AM, Lim ET, Sanders SJ, Mochida GH, Partlow JN, Sunu CM, Felie JM, Rodriguez J, Nasir RH, Ware J, Joseph RM, Hill RS, Kwan BY, Al-Saffar M, Mukaddes NM, Hashmi A, Balkhy S, Gascon GG, Hisama FM, LeClair E, Poduri A, Oner O, Al-Saad S, Al-Awadi SA, Bastaki L, Ben-Omran T, Teebi AS, Al-Gazali L, Eapen V, Stevens CR, Rappaport L, Gabriel SB, Markianos K, State MW, Greenberg ME, Taniguchi H, Braverman NE, Morrow EM, Walsh CA. Using whole-exome sequencing to identify inherited causes of autism. Neuron. 2013 Jan 23; 77(2):259-73.
  2. Ching MS, Shen Y, Tan WH, Jeste SS, Morrow EM, Chen X, Mukaddes NM, Yoo SY, Hanson E, Hundley R, Austin C, Becker RE, Berry GT, Driscoll K, Engle EC, Friedman S, Gusella JF, Hisama FM, Irons MB, Lafiosca T, LeClair E, Miller DT, Neessen M, Picker JD, Rappaport L, Rooney CM, Sarco DP, Stoler JM, Walsh CA, Wolff RR, Zhang T, Nasir RH, Wu BL. Deletions of NRXN1 (neurexin-1) predispose to a wide spectrum of developmental disorders. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2010 Jun 05; 153B(4):937-47.
  3. Schonwald, Alison, LeClair, Elaine, Singer, Taylor, Sullivan, Nancy. Do Adaptive Skills of Children and Teens with Williams Syndrome Correlate with Cognitive, Medical, or Psychological Profiles (Abstract #753491). PAS Annual Meeting. 2008.
  4. Morrow, Eric, Seung-Yun, Yoo, Ferland, Russell, Hill, Robert Sean, Bodell, Adria, Apse, Kira, Al-Saad, Samira, Hashmi, Asif, Balkhy, Soher, Gascon, Deneroso, Motavalli, Nahit, Joseph, Robert, LeClair, Elaine, Rappaport, Leonard, Ware, Janice, Walsh, Christopher. . Identification of autosomal recessive genes for familial autism and mental retardation. . IMFAR (International Meetings for Autism Research) IMFAR Proceedings, Montreal Canada, 2006. . 2006.
  5. Schonwald, Alison, Lesser, Todd, LeClair, Elaine, Huntington, Noelle, Rappaport, Leonard. . Toilet School: A promising intervention for difficult and late toilet training. (Poster). Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 2005. 2005.
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