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Clinical Psychologist, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

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My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Autism spectrum disorders; fragile X; Angelman syndrome; parent training; social skills training; applied behavioral analysis

Research Interests

Eye tracking; autism spectrum disorders; fragile X; Angelman syndrome; parent training; social skills training; applied behavioral analysis.

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Divisions

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

My Locations

My Education

BS: Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN.

MA: Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA.

PsyD: Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA.

Internship: Youth Opportunity Center, Muncie, IN.

Fellowship: Indiana University School of Medicine, Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN.

My Publications

Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL) in Fragile X Syndrome. Fitzpatrick, SE; Schmitt, LM; Adams, R; Pedapati, EV; Wink, LK; Shaffer, RC; Sage, J; Weber, JD; Dominick, KC; Erickson, CA. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2020; 50:1056-1063.

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.

The relationship between expressive language sampling and clinical measures in fragile X syndrome and typical development. Shaffer, RC; Schmitt, L; Thurman, AJ; Abbeduto, L; Hong, M; Pedapati, E; Dominick, K; Sweeney, J; Erickson, C. Brain Sciences. 2020; 10:66-66.

Differentiating social preference and social anxiety phenotypes in fragile X syndrome using an eye gaze analysis: a pilot study. Hong, MP; Eckert, EM; Pedapati, EV; Shaffer, RC; Dominick, KC; Wink, LK; Sweeney, JA; Erickson, CA. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders. 2019; 11.

Motor cortex facilitation: a marker of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder co-occurrence in autism spectrum disorder. Pedapati, EV; Mooney, LN; Wu, SW; Erickson, CA; Sweeney, JA; Shaffer, RC; Horn, PS; Wink, LK; Gilbert, DL. Translational Psychiatry. 2019; 9.

Pharmacologic Interventions for Irritability, Aggression, Agitation and Self-Injurious Behavior in Fragile X Syndrome: An Initial Cross-Sectional Analysis. Eckert, EM; Dominick, KC; Pedapati, EV; Wink, LK; Shaffer, RC; Andrews, H; Choo, T; Chen, C; Kaufmann, WE; Tartaglia, N; et al. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2019; 49:4595-4602.

Peripheral Amyloid Precursor Protein Derivative Expression in Fragile X Syndrome. McLane, RD; Schmitt, LM; Pedapati, EV; Shaffer, RC; Dominick, KC; Horn, PS; Gross, C; Erickson, CA. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience. 2019; 13.

Reliability of Informant-Report Measures of Executive Functioning in Children With Down Syndrome. Esbensen, AJ; Hoffman, EK; Shaffer, R; Chen, E; Patel, L; Jacola, L. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 2019; 124:220-233.

Emotion Regulation Intensive Outpatient Programming: Development, Feasibility, and Acceptability. Shaffer, RC; Wink, LK; Ruberg, J; Pittenger, A; Adams, R; Sorter, M; Manning, P; Erickson, CA. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2019; 49:495-508.

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.