Team Members

Elizabeth is a speech-language pathologist and a faculty member at the University of Central Arkansas. She is also Co-Director of Training for the Arkansas Regional LEND program. Her research is in the study of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and she is a founding member of SDRC. Email: ECleveland@ArkSDRC.org

Elizabeth Cleveland, ABD, CCC-SLP

Co-Director

David retired in 2020 as the Director of Partners for Inclusive Communities, a center of excellence in disabilities that is a program of the University of Arkansas.  For the past fifteen years, his focus has been on awareness, education, and developing services for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.  He is a social worker by training and is a founding member of SDRC.

Email: DDeere@ArkSDRC.org

David Deere, LCSW

Co-Director

Tiffany is the assistant program director of the UAMS genetic counseling training program.  She has a wide range of research interests and enjoys mentoring students.  Prior to this position, she worked at Arkansas Children's Hospital as a genetic counselor and specialized in working in a multidisciplinary hearing loss clinic  and connective tissue disorders clinic.  She is a foster parent and currently has 4 children; 1 of which has FASD so she is very passionate about working with children and families dealing with this disorder.  She is a founding member of SDRC.

Tiffany Lepard Tassin, CGC

Genetic Counselor

Graduate Students

In addition to the core SDRC Team Members, several graduate students from the University of Central Arkansas, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock attend and participate in each of our SDRC assessments. SDRC prides itself on being the only graduate level training clinic for FASDs in Arkansas.  

Phone: 501.765.6522

Email: Appointment@ArkSDRC.org