Grace T. Baranek, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Dr. Baranek is Professor and Associate Chair for Research, Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Her research/clinical interests are in the areas of "early Identification and intervention for children with autism and related developmental disorders; sensory features in individuals with autism - their underlying mechanisms, development, and effects on daily activities and social participation outcomes." (Retrieved on December 18, 2014 from http://www.med.unc.edu/ahs/ocsci/faculty-and-staff/faculty-bios/grace-baranek-bio.)
Baranek, GT, Watson, LR, Boyd, BA, Poe, MD, David, FJ & McGuire, L. (2013). Hyporesponsiveness to social and nonsocial sensory stimuli in children with autism, children with developmental delays, and typically developing children. Development and Psychopathology, 25, 307-320.
Baranek, GT, Roberts, J., David, FJ, Sideris, J, Mirrett, PL, Hatton, DD & Bailey, D. B. (2008). Developmental trajectories and correlates of sensory processing in young boys with fragile X syndrome. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 28, (1), 79-98.
Little, LM, Sideris, J, Ausderau, K & Baranek, GT. (2014). Activity participation among children with autism spectrum disorder. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68, 477-485.