ANNE V. KIRBY portrait
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
  • Assistant Professor, Occupational & Recreational Therapies
801-581-4248

Research Keywords

  • transition from school to adult life
  • suicide risk and prevention
  • secondary data analysis
  • Sensory processing
  • Qualitative and mixed research methods
  • Intervention Studies
  • Children and families
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

Presentations

  • Kirby, A. V. (2020). Suicide risk on the autism spectrum: Understanding and responding to factors affecting suicidal behavior. Presentation, Critical Issues Facing Children & Adolescents Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 10/2020.
  • Kirby, A. V. (2020). Autism spectrum disorder: Understanding suicide risks. Invited speaker, Impact Suicide: Resources and Conversations for Change, Edwardsville, IL. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2020.
  • Kirby, A. V. (Accepted). Adapting a suicide prevention intervention for the autism community. Work-in-Progress presentation for the 9th Occupational Therapy Summit of Scholars. Fort Collins, CO: June 2020. [Conference cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic]. Presentation, Other, 06/2020.
  • Kirby, A. V., Bilder, D., Bakian, A. V., Davis, J., Kingsbury, C., & McMahon, W. (Accepted). Sensory features and associated eating and sleeping problems in a population-based sample of eight-year-old children with ASD. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Autism Research. Seattle, WA: May 2020. [Conference cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic]. Poster, Other, 05/2020.
  • Suzman, E., Feldman, J. I., Damiano-Goodwin, C., Keceli-Kaysili, B., Bowman, S. M., Daly, C. M., … Kirby, A. V., … Woynaroski, T. G. (Accepted). Early differences in sensory responsiveness predict poor play skills in infants at high- and low-risk for autism. Poster presentation for the 53rd Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. San Diego, CA: April 2020. [Conference cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic] . Poster, Other, 04/2020.
  • Feldman, J., Woynaroski, T., Kaysili, B. K., Cassidy, M., Liu, Y., Dunham, K., …Kirby, A. V.,…Wallace, M. (2019). Sensory processing in infants and children with ASD and its relation to language. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention. Orlando, FL: November 21, 2019. Poster, Presented, 11/21/2019.
  • Augustine, M., Beck, L., Einerson, J., Kirby, A. V., & Terrill, A. L. (2019). Support and participation through adaptive recreation (SPARc): A descriptive mixed-methods study. Poster Presentation at the Utah Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference. Sandy, UT: November 16, 2019. Poster, Presented, 11/16/2019.
  • Kirby, A. V. (2019). Preparing youth with disabilities for adulthood. Invited speaker as part of a webinar: Supporting Parents of Children with Special Needs hosted by the National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families. Other, Presented, 10/10/2019.
    https://youtu.be/_AsFEyzWrO4
  • Kirby, A. V. (2019). Suicide and autism spectrum disorder. Invited speaker, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network, Education and Outreach Webinar, Online. Other, Presented, 05/22/2019.
  • Kirby, A. V. (2019). Suicide and autism: Current evidence & research methods. Invited speaker, Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC), 2019 IACC Workshop: Addressing the Mental Health Needs of People on the Autism Spectrum Workshop, Rockville, MD. Other, Presented, 05/21/2019.
    https://iacc.hhs.gov/meetings/working-group-meetin...
  • Warren, N., Eatchel, B., Kirby, A. V., Wright, C., D’Astous, V., & Diener, M. (2019). Using parent-identified strengths of adolescents with autism to inform transition interventions. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Autism Research. Montreal, Canada: May 4, 2019. Poster, Presented, 05/04/2019.
  • Kirby, A. V., Cottle Feldman, K. J., Himle, M. B., Diener, M., Wright, C., & Hoffman, J (2019). Pilot test of an intervention for parents of youth with ASD focused on life skills and preparing for adulthood. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Autism Research. Montreal, Canada: May 4, 2019. Poster, Presented, 05/04/2019.
  • D’Astous, V., Wright, C., Kirby, A. V., Diener, M., Wright, S. D., & Warren, N. (2019). Utah Neurodiversity Workforce Program (UNWP): A higher education consortium to deliver an education-to-employment system. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Autism Research. Montreal, Canada: May 4, 2019. Poster, Presented, 05/04/2019.
  • Kirby, A. V., Holmes, L. G., & Gray, S. (2019). Sensory processing and autistic experiences of sex and relationships. In J. Dewinter (Chair), Autism, Sexuality and Romance: From a Better Understanding to Attuned Support. Panel presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Autism Research. Montreal, Canada: May 4, 2019. Presentation, Presented, 05/04/2019.
  • Broderick, N. A., Cascio, C. J., Feldman, J. I., Raj, S., Augustine, A., Bowman, S.,…Kirby, A. V.,…Woynaroski, T. (2019). Preliminary results of the sensory project in infant siblings: early sensory responsiveness is linked with communication development in infants at risk for autism. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Autism Research. Montreal, Canada: May 3, 2019. Poster, Presented, 05/03/2019.
  • Kirby, A. V., Bilder, D., Bakian, A., Keeshin, B., & Coon, H. (2019). Suicide and autism spectrum disorder: Associated health conditions. INSAR 2019 Pre-Meeting on Mental Health. Montreal, Canada: May 1, 2019. Presentation, Presented, 05/01/2019.
  • Woynaroski, T. G., Cascio, C.J., Feldman, J. I., Raj, S., Augustine, A. E., Bowman, S. M., …Kirby, A., & Keceli-Kaysili, B. (2019). Preliminary results of the sensory project in infant siblings: Early sensory responsiveness is linked with communication development in infants at risk for autism. Poster presentation at the 52nd Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. San Antonio, TX: April 5, 2019. Poster, Presented, 04/05/2019.
  • Raj, S. V., Feldman, J. I., Augustine, A. E., Bowman, S. M., Daly, C., Dunham, K.,…Kirby, A.,… Woynaroski, T. G. (2019). Parentā€child engagement and sensory responsiveness in infants at high risk for autism spectrum disorder. Poster presentation at the 52nd Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. San Antonio, TX: April 4, 2019. Poster, Presented, 04/04/2019.
  • Henderson, J., Kirby, A. V., & Terrill, A. (2019). Youth suicide: Examining pediatric occupational therapy practitioner knowledge, comfort, and training needs. Poster Presentation at the 2019 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Expo. New Orleans, LA: April 4, 2019. Poster, Presented, 04/04/2019.
  • Kirby, A. V., Bakian, A., Bilder, D., Zhang, Y., & Coon. H. (2019). Mental and physical health conditions observed in cases of suicide deaths with and without autism spectrum disorder. In L. Bishop-Fitzpatrick (Chair), Physical and Mental Health in Adults on the Autism Spectrum. Symposium presentation at the 52nd Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. San Antonio, TX: April 4, 2019. Presentation, Presented, 04/04/2019.
  • Kirby, A. V., Bilder, D., Bakian, A., Zhang, Y., & Coon. H. (2019). Suicide and autism spectrum disorder: incidence, characteristics, and associated health conditions. In D. Bilder (Chair), Presidential Symposia. Symposium presentation at the Psychiatric Research Society 2019 Annual Meeting. Park City, UT: March 14, 2019. Presentation, Presented, 03/14/2019.
  • Williams, K., Kirby, A. V., Watson, L. R., Sideris, J., Bulluck, J. & Baranek, G. T. (2018). Longitudinal associations between children’s sensory experiences and family occupations. Poster presentation at the 2018 Research Conference of the Society for the Study of Occupation (SSO:USA). Lexington, KY: October 12, 2018. Poster, Presented, 10/12/2018.
  • Gray, S., Kirby, A., Woolley, H., & Holmes, L. G. (2018). Sexuality, autism, and sensory processing. Poster Presentation at the Utah Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference. Murray, UT: September 22, 2018. Poster, Presented, 09/22/2018.
  • Kirby, A., Henderson, J., & Terrill, A. (2018). Youth suicide: Examining pediatric occupational therapy practitioner knowledge, comfort, and training needs. Oral Presentation at the Utah Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference. Murray, UT: September 22, 2018. Presentation, Presented, 09/22/2018.
  • Hreha, K., Kirby, A., Molton, I., Nagata, N., & Terrill, A. (2018). Resilience through adaptive recreation in stroke survivors: A biopsychosocial approach. Poster presentation at the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine World Congress. Paris, France: July 10, 2018. Poster, Presented, 07/10/2018.
  • Kirby, A. V., Henderson, J., Coon, H., Bilder, D., Bakian, A., Zhang, Y., & Yeh, C. (2018). Suicide and autism: Identifying risk factors and imperatives for occupational therapy. Poster presentation at the 7th Occupational Therapy Summit of Scholars. Kansas City, KS: June 8, 2018. Poster, Presented, 06/08/2018.
  • Kirby, A. V. (2018). Development of an intervention for parents of transition-age youth with ASD. Oral presentation at the 7th Occupational Therapy Summit of Scholars. Kansas City, KS: June 8, 2018. Presentation, Presented, 06/08/2018.
  • Kirby, A. V., Cottle, K. J., Himle, M. B., Diener, M., Wright, C., & *Hoffman, J. (2018). Maximizing Adolescent Post-Secondary Success: Development and refinement of a novel intervention for parents of youth with ASD. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Autism Research. Rotterdam, Netherlands: May 12, 2018. Poster, Presented, 05/12/2018.
  • Hoffman, J. & Kirby, A.V. (2018). Preparing for the transition to adulthood in autism spectrum disorder: Perceived supports and barriers among parents of diploma-seeking youth. Poster presentation at the 2018 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Expo. Salt Lake City, UT: April 20, 2018. Poster, Presented, 04/20/2018.
  • Nagata, N., Terrill, A., Kirby, A., Loosle, G., & Giles, S. (2018). Resilience through adaptive recreation in stroke survivors: A biopsychosocial approach. Poster presentation at the 2018 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Expo. Salt Lake City, UT: April 20, 2018. Poster, Presented, 04/20/2018.
  • Kirby, A. V., Henderson, J., Coon, H., Bilder, D., Bakian, A., Zhang, Y., & Yeh, C. (2018). Suicide and autism: Identifying risk factors and imperatives for occupational therapy. Poster presentation at the 2018 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Expo. Salt Lake City, UT: April 20, 2018. Poster, Presented, 04/20/2018.
  • Baranek, G. T., Carlson, M., Sideris, J., Kirby, A. V., Watson, L. R., Williams, K. L., & Bulluck. (2018). Sensory features in children with autism spectrum disorder vs. other developmental disabilities: Stability and change across 3 years. Oral presentation at the 2018 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Expo. Salt Lake City, UT: April 19, 2018. Presentation, Presented, 04/19/2018.
  • Green, M., Diener, M., Kirby, A., Canary, H., & Sumsion, F. (2018). community reintegration following pediatric acquired brain injury: Perspectives of providers and families. Oral presentation at the Brain Injury Across the Age Spectrum: Improving Outcomes for Children and Adults Conference. Houston, TX: March 16, 2018. Presentation, Presented, 03/16/2018.
  • Kirby, A. V., & Hoffman, J. (2017). Narratives about the transition to adulthood in autism spectrum disorder: parent and adolescent differences in visions of the future. Poster presentation at the Utah Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference. Sandy, UT: November 18, 2017. Poster, Presented, 11/18/2017.
  • Kirby, A. V., Diener, M., Wright, C., & Hoffman, J. (2017). Preparing for transition with autism spectrum disorder. Poster presentation at the 6th Occupational Therapy Summit of Scholars. Boston, MA: June 2, 2017. Poster, Presented, 06/02/2017.
  • Cardell, B., Koski, J., Wahl, J., & Kirby, A. (2017). Failure to fail in the education of occupational therapists. Poster presentation at the 2017 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Centennial Celebration. Philadelphia, PA: April 1, 2017. Poster, Presented, 04/01/2017.
  • Cardell, B., Koski, J., Varland, J., & Kirby, A. (2017). Factors influencing occupational therapists’ decisions to supervise fieldwork students. Poster presentation at the 2017 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Centennial Celebration. Philadelphia, PA: March 30, 2017. Poster, Presented, 03/30/2017.
  • Kirby, A. V. (2016). Autism in adolescence: Parent and adolescent differences in reported mental health symptoms and plans for the future. Invited presentation at the Translational Neuroscience Hour, University of Utah, November 24, 2016. Presentation, Presented, 11/24/2016.
  • Kirby, A. V., Schneider, M., Shackelford, R., Garfield, K. (2016). Approaching the cliff: Preliminary findings from a research study on the experiences of youth with autism spectrum disorder and their families preparing for the transition to adulthood. Oral presentation at the Utah Occupational Therapy Association annual conference. Sandy, UT: November 5, 2016. Presentation, Presented, 11/05/2016.
  • Manwaring, S. S., Cardon, T., Fischer, A., Cunningham, S., Stevens, A., Kirby, A.V…. Gabrielsen, T. (2016). Community training outreach: The Utah network for early autism response. Poster presentation at the International Meeting for Autism Research. Baltimore, MD: May 12, 2016. Poster, Presented, 05/12/2016.
  • Identifying Needs of Families as Youth with ASD Transition Out of High School. Poster, Other, 01/2016.
  • Kirby, A. V. (2015). The Occupations of Adulthood: Perspectives from Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presentation at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Occupation (SSO:USA). Fort Lauderdale, FL: October, 2015. Poster, Presented, 10/02/2015.
  • Kirby, A. V. (2015). Using Multiple Methods to Demystify Influences on Occupation: The Case of Parent Expectations and Young Adults with ASD. Oral presentation at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Occupation (SSO:USA). Fort Lauderdale, FL: October, 2015. Presentation, Presented, 10/02/2015.
  • Baranek, G. T., Kirby, A. V., Watson, L. R., Williams, K., Bulluck, J., & Sideris, J. (2015). Longitudinal study of children's sensory response patterns: Stability, change and treatment effects. Oral presentation at the International Meeting for Autism Research. Salt Lake City, UT: May 16, 2015. Presentation, Presented, 05/16/2015.
  • Watson, L. R., Baranek, G. T., Sideris, J., Bulluck, J. C., Kirby, A. V., & Williams, K. L. (2015). Sensory response patterns as predictors of adaptive outcomes in children with ASD or other developmental disabilities. Poster presentation at the International Meeting for Autism Research. Salt Lake City, UT: May 14, 2015. Poster, Presented, 05/14/2015.
  • Kirby, A. V. (2015). Occupational therapy utilization in secondary education. Poster presentation at the Occupational Therapy Summit of Scholars. Los Angeles, CA: May 1, 2015. Poster, Presented, 05/01/2015.
  • Williams, K., Kirby, A. V., Baranek, G. T., Sideris, J., Watson, L., & Bulluck, J. (2015). Longitudinal impact of sensory response patterns on family functioning outcomes in children with autism spectrum disorders and developmental delay. Poster presentation at the 48th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. New Orleans, LA: April 2, 2015. Poster, Presented, 04/02/2015.
  • Kirby, A. V., Zhang, W., & Baranek, G. T. (2014). Development and pilot of the Caregiver Strategies Inventory: Measuring parents’ everyday responses to children’s sensory features. Poster presentation at the International Meeting for Autism Research. Atlanta, GA: May 15, 2014. Poster, Presented, 05/15/2014.
  • Sreckovic, M. A., Kirby, A. V., Hedges, S., & Pace, S. (2014). “Falling through the cracks”: Challenges for students with ASD in high school. Research paper presentation at the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention and Expo. Philadelphia, PA: April 11, 2014. Presentation, Presented, 04/11/2014.
  • Kirby, A. V., Dass, M., Proctor, M., & Parrish, L. (2014). Sharing the power: Implementing a horizontal structure within SOTA organizations. Poster presentation at the 94th Annual American Occupational Therapy Association Conference and Expo. Baltimore, MD: April 4, 2014. Poster, Presented, 04/04/2014.
  • Kirby, A. V., Baranek, G. T., & White, T. J. (2014). Caregiver strain and sensory features in children with autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities. Research paper presentation at the 94th Annual American Occupational Therapy Association Conference and Expo. Baltimore, MD: April 3, 2014. Presentation, Presented, 04/03/2014.
  • Kirby, A. V. (2013). Challenging the promotion of independence within teaching and study of occupation. Theoretical paper presentation at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Occupation (SSO:USA). Lexington, KY: October 19, 2013. Presentation, Presented, 10/19/2013.
  • Dickie, V. A., Fox, V., Kirby, A., Miao, A., McCarty, C., Johnson, K., Sethi, C. & Holahan, L. (2013). Facilitating inquiry: Surprising lessons from a doctoral seminar on water and occupation. Forum presentation at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Occupation (SSO:USA). Lexington, KY: October 19, 2013. Presentation, Presented, 10/19/2013.
  • Kirby, A. V., Boyd, B. A., Dickie, V. A., & Baranek, G. T. (2013). Sensory features of autism in the natural context: A mixed methods approach. Poster presentation at the Occupational Therapy Summit of Scholars. Chicago, IL: May 10, 2013. Poster, Presented, 05/10/2013.
  • Kirby, A. V., Little, L. M., & Baranek, G. T. (2013). Dimensions of sensory interests, repetitions, and seeking behaviors: Differences among diagnostic groups. Symposium presentation at the 46th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. San Antonio, TX: March 7, 2013. Presentation, Presented, 03/07/2013.
  • White, T. J., Kirby, A. V., & Baranek, G. T. (2013). Exploring the contribution of sensory response patterns to caregiver strain in parents of children with autism. Poster presentation at the New England Science Symposium. Boston, MA: March 2, 2013. Poster, Presented, 03/02/2013.
  • Kirby, A. V., McCarty, C. H., Freuler, A. F., Dickie, V. A., & Baranek, G. T. (2012). Using child interviews to enhance our understanding of the perceived occupational barriers of individuals with ASD. Poster presentation at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Occupation (SSO:USA). Portland, OR: October 14, 2012. Poster, Presented, 10/14/2012.

Publications

  • Feldman, J. I., Rajb, S., Bowman, S. M., Santapuram, P., Golden, A. J., Daly, C., Dunham, K., Suzman, E., Augustine, A. E., Garlal, V., Muhumuzal, A., Cascio, C. J., Williams, K. L., Kirby, A. V., Keceli-Kaysili, B., & Woynaroski, T. G. (in press). Sensory responsiveness is linked with communication in infant siblings of children with and without autism. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. . Accepted, 01/2021.
  • *Gray, S., Kirby, A. V., & Holmes, L. G. (in press). Autistic narratives of sensory features, sexuality, and relationships. Autism in Adulthood. http://doi.org/10.1089/aut.2020.0049. Accepted, 12/2020.
  • Feldman, J. I., Cassidy, M., Liu, Y., Kirby, A. V., Wallace, M. T., & Woynaroski, T. G. (2020). Relations between sensory responsiveness and features of autism in children. Brain Sciences, 10(11), 775. https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci10110775. Published, 10/2020.
  • Kirby, A. V., Feldman, K. J. C., *Hoffman, J. M., Diener, M. L., & Himle, M. B. (2020). Transition preparation activities and expectations for the transition to adulthood among parents of autistic youth. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 78, 101640. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rasd.2020.101640. Published, 10/2020.
  • Kirby, A. V., Terrill, A. L., Schwartz, A. E., *Henderson, J., Whitaker, B. N., & Kramer, J. (2020). Occupational therapy practitioners’ knowledge, comfort, and competence regarding youth suicide. OTJR: Occupation, Participation, & Health, 40(4), 270-276. https://doi.org/10.1177/1539449220908577. Published, 10/2020.
  • DiBlasi, E., Kirby, A. V., Gaj, E., Docherty, A. R., Keeshin, B. R., Bakian, A. V., & Coon, H. (2020). Brief Report: Genetic links between autism and suicide—A preliminary investigation. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 50(10), 3525-3530. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-020-04419-1. Published, 10/2020.
  • Kirby, A. V., Feldman, K. J. C., Himle, M. B., Diener, M. L., Wright, C. A., & *Hoffman, J. M. (in press). Pilot test of the Maximizing Adolescent Post-Secondary Success (MAPSS) intervention: Supporting parents of autistic youth. American Journal of Occupational Therapy. . Accepted, 09/2020.
  • Kirby, A. V., *Henderson, J., Schwartz, A., Kramer, J., Whitaker, B. N., & Terrill, A. (2020). Youth suicide prevention and occupational therapy: What can we do? SIS Quarterly Practice Connections: A Supplement to OT Practice, 5(3), 6-8. https://www.aota.org/-/media/Corporate/Files/Secure/Publications/SIS-Quarterly-Newsletters/2020/August-2020- SISQPC.pdf *Awarded the 2021 Special Interest Section Quarterly Excellence in Writing Award. Published, 08/2020.
  • Dean, E. E., Kirby, A. V., Hagiwara, M., Shogren, K., Ersan, D. T., & Brown, S. (in press). Family role in the development of self-determination for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities: A scoping review. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Submitted version available at: https://www.aaidd.org/docs/default-source/default-document- library/dean-idd.pdf?sfvrsn=201c3521_0. Accepted, 07/2020.
  • *Warren, N., Eatchel, B., Kirby, A., Diener, M., Wright, C., D’Astous, V. (2021). Parent- identified strengths of autistic youth. Autism, 25(1), 79-89. https://doi.org/10.1177/1362361320945556. Accepted, 07/2020.
  • Kirby, A. V., Bagatell, N., & Baranek, G. T. (2020). The formation of postsecondary expectations among parents of youth with autism spectrum disorder. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 35(2), 118-128. https://doi.org/10.1177/1088357619881221. Published, 06/2020.
  • Kirby, A. V., Diener, M. L., Adkins, D. E., & Wright, C. (2020). Transition preparation activities in families of youth on the autism spectrum: Preliminary study using repeated assessments across a school year. PLoS ONE, 15(4): e0231551. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0231551. Published, 03/2020.
  • Kirby, A. V., Holmes, L. G., & Persch, A. (in press). Longitudinal change in parent postsecondary expectations for youth with disabilities. Disability & Rehabilitation. Early Online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2020.1718779. Accepted, 01/15/2020.
  • Kirby, A. V. (2019). Parent expectations mediate outcomes for youth with ASD. In F. R. Volkmar (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6435-8_102413-1. Published, 12/16/2019.
  • Kirby, A. V., & Cottle Feldman, K. J. (2019). Parents Preparing Youth with Autism for Adulthood (Tip Sheet; Reference Product #097). Fairfax, VA: National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families. https://www.healthymarriageandfamilies.org/library-resource/parents-preparing-youth-autism-adulthood. Published, 11/11/2019.
  • Kirby, A. V. (2019, June 25). Got Questions? Suicide risk in autism. Autism Speaks. https://www.autismspeaks.org/expert-opinion/suicide-risk-autism. Published, 07/01/2019.
  • Kirby, A.V., Dell’armo, K., & Persch, A. (2019). Differences in youth and parent postsecondary expectations for youth with disabilities. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 51, 77-86. doi: 10.3233/JVR-191027. Published, 06/21/2019.
  • Kirby, A. V., Bakian, A. V., Zhang, Y., Bilder, D., Keeshin, B. R., & Coon, H. (2019). A twenty-year study of suicide death in a statewide autism population. Autism Research, 12, 658-666. doi: 10.1002/aur.2076 PMCID: PMC6457664. Published, 04/10/2019.
  • Kirby, A.V., Schneider, M., Diener, M., & Henderson J. (2019). Who is going to pay for the wi-fi? Exploring adulthood from the perspectives of autistic youth. Autism in Adulthood, 1(1), 37-43. doi: 10.1089/aut.2018.0008. Published, 02/19/2019.
  • Baranek, G., Carlson, M., Sideris, J., Kirby, A., Watson, L., Williams, K., & Bulluck, J. (2019). Longitudinal assessment of stability of sensory features in children with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities. Autism Research, 12, 100-111. doi: 10.1002/aur.2008. Accepted, 09/03/2018.
  • Kirby, A. V., Little, L. M., Ausderau, K., Williams, K., & Baranek, G. T. (2018). Sensory Features in individuals with autism spectrum disorder. In R. Watling & S. L. Spitzer (Eds). Autism across the Lifespan: A Comprehensive Occupational Therapy Approach (4th ed.) (pp. 23-33). Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press. Published, 08/10/2018.
  • Williams, K. L., Kirby, A. V., Watson, L. R., Sideris, J., Bulluck, J. & Baranek, G. T. (2018). Sensory Features as Predictors of Adaptive Behaviors: A Comparative Longitudinal Study of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 81, 103-112. doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2018.07.002. Published, 07/01/2018.
  • Holmes, L. G., Kirby, A. V., Strassberg, D. S., & Himle, M. B. (2018). Parent expectations and preparatory activities as adolescents with ASD transition to adulthood. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48, 2925-2937. doi: 10.1007/s10803-018-3545-6. Published, 06/01/2018.
  • Cardell, B., Koski, J., Wahl, J., Rock, W., & Kirby, A. (2017). Underperforming Students: Factors and Decision-Making in Occupational Therapy Programs. Journal of Occupational Therapy Education, 1(3). https://doi.org/10.26681/jote.2017.010301. Published, 01/01/2017.
  • Kirby, A. V., Little, L. M., Schultz, B., Watson, L. R., Zhang, W., & Baranek, G. T. (2016). Brief reportDevelopment and pilot of the Caregiver Strategies Inventory. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 70, 7004360010. http://dx.doi.org/10.5014/ ajot.2016.019901. Published, 07/2016.
  • Kirby, A. V., Boyd, B. A., Williams, K., Faldowski, R. A., & Baranek, G. T. (2016). Sensory and repetitive behaviors among children with autism spectrum disorder at home. Autism. doi: 10.1177/1362361316632710 [Advance Online Publication]. Published, 04/2016.
  • Kirby, A. V. (2016). Parent expectations mediate outcomes for young adults with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46, 1643-1655. doi: 10.1007/s10803-015-2691-3. Published, 04/2016.
  • Kirby, A. V., Little, L. M., Schultz, B., & Baranek, G. T. (2015). Observational characterization of sensory interests, repetitions, and seeking behaviors. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69, 6903220010. http://dx.doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2015.015081. Published, 04/2015.
  • Kirby, A. V., Dickie, V. D., & Baranek, G. T. (2015). Sensory experiences of children with autism spectrum disorder: In their own words. Autism, 19(3), 316-326. doi: 10.1177/1362361314520756. Published, 04/2015.
  • Kirby, A. V., White, T. J., & Baranek, G. T. (2015). Caregiver strain and sensory features in children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 120(1), 32-45. doi: 10.1352/1944-7558-120.1.32. Published, 01/2015.
  • Kirby, A. V. (2015). Beyond independence: Introducing Deweyan philosophy to the dialogue on occupation and independence. Journal of Occupational Science, 22(1), 17-25. doi: 10.1080/14427591.2013.803297. Published, 01/2015.
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