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Clinical Fellow, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

513-636-4611

About Me

Clinical Interests

Assessment of children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental disabilities including autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, and other developmental concerns; conducting group treatment for increasing social skills and emotional regulation skills

Research Interests

Early development and diagnostic outcomes in infants at high genetic risk for autism spectrum disorders; utilizing biomarkers (eg. eye tracking, heart rate variability) to measure treatment change and delineate diagnostic outcomes

Clinical Divisions

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

My Locations

My Education

PhD: University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 2018.

MA: University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 2015.

BS: College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, OH, 2012.

Internship: The Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2017-2018.

My Publications

Delineating repetitive behavior profiles across the lifespan in Fragile X syndrome. Reisinger, DL; Shaffer, RC; Tartaglia, N; Berry-Kravis, E; Erickson, CA. Brain Sciences. 2020; 10:239-239.

Atypical Social Attention and Emotional Face Processing in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Insights From Face Scanning and Pupillometry. Reisinger, DL; Shaffer, RC; Horn, PS; Hong, MP; Pedapati, EV; Dominick, KC; Erickson, CA. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience. 2020; 13.

A Pilot Quantitative Evaluation of Early Life Language Development in Fragile X Syndrome. Reisinger, DL; Shaffer, RC; Pedapati, EV; Dominick, KC; Erickson, CA. Brain Sciences. 2019; 9:27-27.

Initiating joint attention use in infants at high-risk for autism spectrum disorder. Brewe, AM; Reisinger, DL; Adlof, SM; Roberts, JE. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 2018; 62:842-853.

Behavioral Markers of Emergent Stranger Anxiety in Infants and Toddlers with Fragile X Syndrome. Tonnsen, B; Scherr, J; Reisinger, D; Roberts, J. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2017; 47:3646-3658.

Differential relationships of anxiety and autism symptoms on social skills in young boys with fragile X syndrome. Reisinger, DL; Roberts, JE. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 2017; 122:359-373.