Assistant Teaching Professor of Special Education
About Ashley Robinson
Dr. Robinson received her doctoral degree in School Psychology from the University of South Carolina. While in graduate school, she pursued certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and received comprehensive training across educational, medical, and residential facilities. Dr. Robinson has presented at a variety of national conferences and co-authored publications in journals such as Research in Developmental Disabilities and American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Primary research interests include functional behavioral phenotypes of genetic syndromes and behavioral approaches to the treatment of pediatric sleep disorders.
Dr. Robinson completed her doctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Kennedy Krieger Institute in the Neurobehavioral Unit's Inpatient and Outpatient clinics. Following her fellowship, Dr. Robinson worked as the Clinical Director for a private ABA company in the Northern Virginia area. She has previously held teaching positions at the University of South Carolina and Old Dominion University. Dr. Robinson joined the Ball State community as an Adjunct Professor in 2015 and currently holds the position of Instructor.
Ph.D., University of South Carolina, School Psychology
M.A., University of South Carolina, School Psychology
B.A., North Carolina State University, Psychology
Research and publications
Robinson, A.N., Roberts, J.E., Brady, N.C., McQuillin, S.D., & Warren, S.F. (2015). Physiological correlates of maternal responsivity in mothers of preschoolers with fragile X syndrome. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
Kurtz, P., Chin, M., Robinson, A., & Hagopian, L. (2015). Functional analysis and treatment of problem behavior exhibited by children with fragile X syndrome. Research in Developmental Disabilities.
Roberts, J., Tonnsen, B., Robinson, A., & Shinkareva, S. (2012). Heart activity and autistic behavior in toddlers with fragile X syndrome. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 117(2), 90-102.
McCary, L.M, Grefer, M., Mounts, M., Robinson, A., Tonnsen, B., & Roberts, J. (2012). The importance of differential diagnosis in neurodevelopmental disorders: Implications for IDEIA. The School Psychologist, 66(2), 19-24.
Roberts, J., Tonnsen, B., Robinson, A., & Shinkareva, S. (2012). Heart activity and autistic behavior in infants with fragile X syndrome. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 85(3), 348-349.