Janelle Applewhite

Janelle Applewhite

Janelle Applewhite

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Sex/gender differences in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), camouflaging in Autism, ASD interventions

Janelle is a doctoral student in the Applied Developmental Psychology program under the mentorship of Dr. Allison Jack. She received her BA from The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago and M.Ed. in Special Education with an Autism concentration from James Madison University. Her research interests focus on sex/gender differences in autism presentation, autism and comorbidities, and camouflaging in autism. As a 2020 Fulbright Scholar, she aims to develop and implement interventions for underrepresented individuals and families with neurodevelopmental disorders in Trinidad and Tobago.