Kara B. Ayers, PhD

Associate Director, UCEDD, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-4611

Email kara.ayers@cchmc.org

Clinical

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

Research

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

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

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

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

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).