Dr. Angela Barber

 Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Florida State University, 2008

M.S. Missouri State University, 2000

B.S. Missouri State University, 1998

Contact Information

Office: 304

700 University Boulevard East

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Phone: 205-348-2010

Email: angela.barber@ua.edu

Research Interests:

  • Early development of ASD symptoms
  • Dissemination of effective interventions for ASD into rural, low-resource communities
  • Language interventions in young children with ASD and communication disorders
  • Spelling and literacy learning in children with ASD

Peer-reviewed publications:

Pierucci, J.M., Barber, A.B., Crisler, M.E., Gilpin, A.T., & Klinger, L.G. (Under Review). Play constructs and developmentalskills in children with autism spectrum disorder. Focus on Autism and other Developmental Disabilities.

 Barber, A., Swineford, L., & Wetherby, A.M., & Watt, N. (submitted). Repetitive and stereotyped behaviors in toddlers with ASD: Exploring emotional regulation and functions

Griffith, E.M., Barber, A.B., & Klinger, L.G. (Submitted). Notes from the Field: Using Autism Specific Evidence-Based Intervention in Rural Community Early Intervention Programs.

Griffin, M. A., Albertson, D., & Barber, A. B. (2014). A video digital library to support rural physicians’ decision-making about autism. The Code4Lib Journal, Issue 23, 2014-01-17.

Barber, A. (2013). Multilinguistic components of spelling: An overview. SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, 20(4), 124-128.

Pierucci, J. M., O’Brien, C. T., McInnis, M. A., Gilpin, A. T., & Barber, A. B. (2014). Fantasy orientation constructs and related executive function development in preschool: Developmental benefits to executive functions by being a fantasy-oriented child. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 38(1), 62-69.

 Barber, A.B., Wetherby, A.M., Chambers, N.W. (2011). Brief Report: Repetitive behaviors in young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and developmentally similar peers: A follow up to Watt et al. (2008). Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 10.1007/s10803-011-1434.

Watt, N., Wetherby, A., Barber, A., & Morgan, L. (2008). Repetitive and stereotyped behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorders in the second year of life. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38(8), 1518-1533.

 Morgan, L.,Wetherby, A., & Barber, A. (2008). Repetitive and stereotyped movements in children with autism spectrum disorders late in the second year of life. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 49(8), 826-837.

Book chapter:

Lamm, C., Lambert, L., Wolfe, J., Gray, J., Barber, A., & Edwards, G. (Accepted).Improving Socialization and Emotion Recognition for Children with Autism Using a Smartphone App. In Nava Silton (Ed.), Innovative technologies to benefit children on the autism spectrum. IGI Global.

Link to Curriculum Vita