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Director, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Director, Thomas Center for Down Syndrome

Co-Director, CHARGE Program

Professor, UC Department of PediatricsUC Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery



Board Certified

My Biography & Research


Dr. Wiley has worked extensively with programs supporting children who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing, including the National American Academy of Pediatrics, the Ohio Department of Health Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program, the Ohio Center for Deaf-Blind Education, and the Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness in the Ohio Center for Low Incidence.

Dr. Wiley is the clinical director of the Thomas Center for Down syndrome. In this role, she provides programmatic oversight and clinical care for children with Down syndrome.

Clinical Interests

Children who are deaf/hard of hearing; children with genetic syndromes including Rubinstein Taybi Syndrome, Down syndrome, and CHARGE syndrome.

Research Interests

Children who are deaf/hard of hearing; children with Down syndrome

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of PediatricsUC Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery


Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Cochlear Implant, Ear and Hearing, Down Syndrome, Apraxia, Upper Airway, CHARGE Syndrome, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

My Locations

My Education

MD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1994.

Residency: Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1997.

Fellowship: Cincinnati Center for Developmental Disorders, Cincinnati, OH, 2000.

Certification: Pediatrics, 1997; Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 2002.

My Publications

Adherence to Guidelines for Screening Polysomnography in Children with Down Syndrome. Knollman, PD; Heubi, CH; Meinzen-Derr, J; Smith, DF; Shott, SR; Wiley, S; Ishman, SL. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 2019; 161:194599819837243-163.

Development of a State-Wide Database of Early Intervention and Educational Outcomes for Children who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing. Folger, AT; Wiley, S; Van Horn, A; Grove, W; DeDino, N; Minter-Mohr, M; Sa, T; Meinzen-Derr, J. 2019; 4:28-35.

Treating the whole child: When hearing loss and ASD co-occur how can hearing, speech and medical professionals ensure dually diagnosed children access the support they need?. Wiley, S. ASHA leader / American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. 2018; 23:18-19.

Common Use of Stimulants and Alpha-2 Agonists to Treat Preschool Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A DBPNet Study. Blum, NJ; Shults, J; Harstad, E; Wiley, S; Augustyn, M; Meinzen-Derr, JK; Wolraich, ML; Barbaresi, WJ. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 2018; 39:531-537.

Understanding the Needs of Families of Children Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Wiley, S; Meinzen-Derr, J; Hunter, L; Hudock, R; Murphy, D; Bentley, K; Williams, T. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. 2018; 29:378-388.

Language Underperformance in Young Children Who Are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing: Are the Expectations Too Low?. Meinzen-Derr, J; Sheldon, R; Grether, S; Altaye, M; Smith, L; Choo, DI; Wiley, S. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 2018; 39:116-125.

Technology-assisted language intervention for children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing; a pilot study of augmentative and alternative communication for enhancing language development. Meinzen-Derr, J; Wiley, S; McAuley, R; Smith, L; Grether, S. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 2017; 12:808-815.

Update: Interim guidance for the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of infants with possible congenital zika virus infection - United States, October 2017. Adebanjo, T; Godfred-Cato, S; Viens, L; Fischer, M; Staples, JE; Kuhnert-Tallman, W; Walke, H; Oduyebo, T; Polen, K; Peacock, G; et al. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 2017; 66:1089-1099.

Factors Associated with Developmental Behavioral Pediatricians Prescribing Psychotropic Medication to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Study of Three DBPNet Sites. Jackel, C; Shults, J; Wiley, S; Meinzen-Derr, J; Augustyn, M; Blum, N. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 2017; 38:584-592.

The genomic landscape of balanced cytogenetic abnormalities associated with human congenital anomalies. Redin, C; Brand, H; Collins, RL; Kammin, T; Mitchell, E; Hodge, JC; Hanscom, C; Pillalamarri, V; Seabra, CM; Abbott, M; et al. Nature Genetics. 2017; 49:36-45.