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…

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…