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Associate Director, UCEDD, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

513-636-4611

My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Parenting with disabilities; youth with disabilities/chronic illness and transitions into adulthood

Research Interests

Co-founder of Disabled Parenting Project, research initiative studying the experiences of parents with disabilities

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Departments

Division of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

My Education

PhD: Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2011.

MS: Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2007.

BS: Wright State University, Dayton, OH, 2003.

My Publications

Andrews E, Ayers K. Parenting with disability: Experiences of disabled women. In Miles-Cohen S, Signore C. (Eds.). Inequity in Equity: Improving the Health and Well-being of Women with Disabilities. American Psychological Association. 2016.

Andrews E, Ayers K. Parenting with a Disability: Experiences of Disabled Women. In Miles-Cohen S, Signore C. (Eds.). Eliminating Inequities for Women with Disabilities: An Agenda for Health and Wellness. Washington DC: APA. 2016.

Ayers K, Weber S. Approaching disability from a strengths-based perspective. PsycCRITIQUES. 2014;59(12).

Schneider B, Sheridan KB, Kuemmel A. Increasing your competency in evidence-based and innovative treatment approaches to self-injury: A review of Beyond Fear and Control: Working with Young People who Self-harm. PsycCRITIQUES--Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books. 2007;53(7).