Shelly Lane

Sobre Shelly Lane

Professor and Academic Program Director, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
Occupational Therapy

Education

1984-1986: Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, California, Post-Doctoral Scholar

1984: Ph.D. in Anatomy with emphasis in Neurosciences, University of Texas Health Sciences at San Antonio

1975: B.S. in Occupational Therapy, The Ohio State University

2009: Visiting Research Scholar, University of Sydney, Sydney Australia (3 months)

Research
  • Play and participation for all children
  • Support for families
  • Sensory integrative processes
Selected publications: 

Allen, S., Knott, F.J., Branson, A., & Lane, S.J. (2021). Coaching parents of children with sensory integration difficulties: A scoping review. Occupational Therapy International, 2021, 6662724. 10.1155/2021/6662724

May, C., StGeorge, J.M., & Lane, S.J. (2021). Change in parenting stress and parenting self-efficacy following SMS intervention (Text2dads) for fathers raising children on the autism spectrum. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities. 10.1007/s10803-021-04925-w

May, C., StGeorge, J., & Lane, S.J. (2021). From presence to participation: engagement with an SMS program for fathers of children on the autism spectrum. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 30, 29-37https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-020-01845-8

Lane, S.J., & StGeorge, J. (2020). Fathers, children, play and playfulness. International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities, 59, 71-106https://doi.org/10.1016bs.irrdd.2020.07.005

Lane, S.J., & Reynolds, S. Sensory over-responsivity as an added dimension in ADHD (2019). Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 13. doi: 10.3389/fnint.2019.00040. PMID 31555103  PMCID 6742721

Beaudry-Bellefeuille, I., Lane, A., Ramos-Polo, E., & Lane, S. J. (2019). Examining hyper-reactivity to defecation related sensations in children with functional defecation disorders.  Annals of Colorectal Research, 7(4), 1-7.

Beaudry-Bellefeuille, I., Lane, A., Ramos-Polo, E., & Lane, S. J. (2019). Examining hyper-reactivity to defecation related sensations in children with functional defecation disorders.  Annals of Colorectal Research, 7(4), 1-7.

Lane, S.J., Mailloux, Z., Schoen, S., Bundy, A., May-Benson, T.A., Parham, L.D., Smith Roley, S., & Schaaf, R.C. (2019). Neural Foundations of Ayres Sensory Integration®. Brain Sciences, 9, 153. doi:10.3390/brainsci9070153.

Schoen, S.A., Lane, S.J., Schaaf, R.C., Mailloux, Z., Parham, L.D., Roley, S.S., & May-Benson, T. (2019). Ayres Sensory Integration Meets Criteria for an EvidenceBased Practice: A Response to Stevenson. Autism Research, Jun 28. doi: 10.1002/aur.2164.

Honors and Awards

SAHP Distinguished Faculty Service Award

Jean Ayres Award, The American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF), recognizes or supports individuals who are committed to the research-related development or testing of theory in occupational therapy with priority given to work in the area of sensory processing.

Virginia Occupational Therapy Association Award of Merit aimed at recognizing OTs/OTAs who have made outstanding contributions to occupational therapy scholarship and practice.

Bridges to the Ivory Tower from the Pediatric Therapy Network, recognizes researchers who have made significant contributions to pediatric practice.