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Spectrum: Autism Research News


Tiffany Woynaroski

Assistant professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Tiffany Woynaroski is assistant professor of hearing and speech sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt Brain Institute, and Frist Center for Autism and Innovation in Nashville, Tennessee.

February 2024
A preschool-age child plays with a vertical sensory board to which colorful moving objects are attached.

Common sensory response scores may miss important variations

by ,  /  22 February 2024

A person’s “overall” score on sensory-seeking, hyperreactive or hyporeactive tendencies may obscure nuances in their individual sensory experience.

November 2020
Young boy looking upset, sits on couch with crossed arms.

Errors of omission: Why we are deeply concerned about research on autism therapies

Studies of autism treatments rarely report adverse events, and the scientists involved often fail to disclose their conflicts of interest.