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August 11, 2020

Lab Members Highlighted in VKC's Discovery

Graduate student Zack Williams is quoted on his experiences in the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's LEND program (pages 8-9), while Principal Investigator Tiffany Woynaroski and graduate student Jacob Feldman are pictured during their podcast recording for the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's new podcast, "The Promise of Discovery” (page 17).

May 12, 2020

Communicating Disabilities Research in Plain Language

Graduate student Jacob Feldman interviewed Principal Investigator Tiffany Woynaroski and collaborators Carissa Cascio and Mark Wallace for the third episode of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's new podcast, "The Promise of Discovery.”

March 05, 2020

Frist Center for Autism and Innovation Announces 2020 Member Awards

Principal Investigator Dr. Tiffany Woynaroski's award from the Frist Center for Autism and Innovation (titled Increasing Identification of Autistic Adults and Vocational Success) was announced by the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center.

January 15, 2020

Studies Find Thin Evidence for Early Autism Therapies

Principal Investigator Dr. Tiffany Woynaroski discussed the findings of recent meta-analyses (including one co-written by Dr. Woynaroski and students Margaret Cassidy, Kacie Dunham, Jacob Feldman, Prachy Mahbub, and Sweeya Raj) on early autism interventions with Spectrum News.

November 01, 2019

Dr. Woynaroski's Award Announced by The ASHA Leader

Principal Investigator Dr. Tiffany Woynaroski's Early Career Contributions in Research Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association was announced in their monthly publication, The ASHA Leader.

September 23, 2019

BAND Lab Heavily Represented at VKC Science Day 2019

The BAND Lab was heavily featured in the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's Notables e-newsletter's coverage of their annual Science Day. Principal Investigator Dr. Tiffany Woynaroski's keynote lecture and leadership were discussed, and students Peter Abdelmessih, Margaret Cassidy, and Kacie Dunham were photographed as they presented their posters.

September 12, 2019

Woynaroski Honored by Speech Sciences Association

The VUMC Reporter was happy to announce that Principal Investigator Dr. Tiffany Woynaroski was selected to receive the Early Career Contributions in Research Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

April 11, 2019

Evan Suzman Profiled by Vanderbilt News

Undergraduate student Evan Suzman was profiled in Vanderbilt News. He briefly discussed his research in the BAND Lab, along with his numerous accomplishments as a student athlete!

January 21, 2019

Understanding Sensory Differences

Our research on sensory differences in school-aged children with autism was highlighted in the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's quarterly Discovery newsletter. Principal Investigator Dr. Tiffany Woynaroski and graduate student Jacob Feldman are pictured.

September 27, 2018

VKC Investigators Add to Field’s Understanding of How to Identify Sensory Difficulties in Autism

Graduate student Jacob Feldman discussed his recent publication in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's Notables e-newsletter.

April 15, 2018

Alexandra Golden's Research Profiled by the Center for Medicine, Health and Society

Undergraduate student Alexandra Golden's research was highlighted in the quarterly newsletter for the Center for Medicine, Health and Society!

April 04, 2018

Recipient of Autism Science Foundation Grant for Summer Research

Congratulations to undergraduate research assistant Evan Suzman, who was named a recipient of the Summer Research Grant from the Autism Science Foundation. Only four individuals are selected each year!

October 11, 2017

Lab Tests May Pick Up Sensory Sensitivity in Children with Autism

Graduate student Jacob Feldman discussed how his research in the lab links laboratory measures of sensory function with clinical indicators of sensory sensitivity with Spectrum News.

November 11, 2016

Sensory Abnormalities Highlight Early Autism Risk

Principal Investigator Dr. Tiffany Woynaroski discussed the potential role of sensory abnormalities as an indicator of autism risk in infants with Spectrum News.

August 14, 2015

Automated Vocalization Tracking Opens Doors for Predicting Verbal Development

Principal Investigator Dr. Tiffany Woynaroski discussed the use of LENA (a small portable recording device that automatically analyzes recordings to quantify vocalizations by toddlers) to study vocal development in children with autism with Spectrum News.

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