Autism and Gender Diversity

In April, 2022, the SENSE Lab published research from the first year of the Teen Development study showing greater gender diversity in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. The study, which was novel in its inclusion of youth self-reports of their gender experiences in addition to parent reports, was recently featured Read more…

SENSE Theatre Production “The Adult School” April 15 and 16

Performance Details: Dates: Friday, April 15, 2022 & Saturday, April 16, 2022 @ 7:00 PM CT (Doors open at 6:30 PM) Location: Wyatt Center Rotunda (1930 South Drive, Nashville, TN 37212) *FREE ADMISSION Audience Registration Link: https://redcap.link/TheAdultSchool_Apr_22 ———————————————————- Event Description: Adults with autism will take the stage with Dr. Blythe Read more…

SENSE Theatre in VUMC Voice

Our federally-funded research study of SENSE Theatre in adults with autism spectrum disorder has been featured in a story from VUMC Voice! To read all about the most recent production of SENSE Theatre’s “The Adult School” and learn more about the program, see the full story here.

From Discover VUMC: “Pre-teens with ASD Experience Distinct Physical Changes”

Study findings from the “Examining Stress and Arousal Across Pubertal Development” project were recently featured in a story from Discover VUMC, which reports on recent medical science and patient care breakthroughs at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The article highlighted several recent SENSE Lab publications, including those describing elevated BMI in Read more…