Diane Williams

Professor and Head of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Research Summary

Characterization of cognition and language in individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and developmental language disorders with variations in contextual and processing demands.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Autism Autism Spectrum Disorder Autistic Disorder Child Language Adolescent Aptitude Inpatients Brain Autism Spectrum Disorders Learning Communication Psychiatry Language Development Thinking Electronic Data Processing Psychological Adaptation Hospitalization Information Processing Emotions Spoken Language Mentalization Theory Of Mind Death Discourse

Most Recent Publications

Brief Report: Visuospatial and Spoken Language Recall in Autism: Preliminary Findings

Kelly L. Coburn, Diane L. Williams, 2022, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders on p. 2831-2837

Definition, prevalence, and behavioral symptoms of autism

Diane L. Williams, 2022, on p. 15-33

Laura E. Quiñones-Camacho, Frank A. Fishburn, Katherine Belardi, Diane L. Williams, Theodore J. Huppert, Susan B. Perlman, 2021, Autism Research on p. 1585-1596

Brief Report: Visuospatial and Spoken Language Recall in Autism: Preliminary Findings

Kelly Coburn, Diane Williams, 2021, Journal of Autism And Developmental Disorders

Review of the TAPS-4: A Language Processing Skills Assessment

Diane Williams, 2021,

Kelly L. Coburn, Diane L. Williams, 2020, American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology on p. 1783-1797

Instruction using augmentative and alternative communication supports: Description of current practices by speech-language pathologists who work with children with autism spectrum disorder

Kaitlyn A. Clarke, Diane L. Williams, 2020, American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology on p. 586-596

Emotional theory of mind deficits in adolescents and young adults with ASD

R Wulff, E You, M Krug, Diane Williams, K Bodner, M Solomon, 2020, on p. 846-847

Providing Supportive Hospital Environments to Promote the Language Development of Infants and Children Born Prematurely: Insights From Neuroscience

Jessica E. Gormley, Diane L. Williams, 2019, Journal of Pediatric Health Care on p. 520-528

Reported use of augmentative/alternative communication by pediatric psychiatric inpatients with autism spectrum disorders

Diane Williams, M Siegel, C Mazefsky, 2019,

Most-Cited Papers

Rajesh K. Kana, Jose O. Maximo, Diane L. Williams, Timothy A. Keller, Sarah E. Schipul, Vladimir L. Cherkassky, Nancy J. Minshew, Marcel Adam Just, 2015, Molecular Autism

Lisa M. Horowitz, Audrey Thurm, Cristan Farmer, Carla Mazefsky, Elizabeth Lanzillo, Jeffrey A. Bridge, Rachel Greenbaum, Maryland Pao, Matthew Siegel, Craig Erickson, Robin L. Gabriels, Desmond Kaplan, Eric M. Morrow, Giulia Righi, Susan L. Santangelo, Logan Wink, Jill Benevides, Carol Beresford, Carrie Best, Katie Bowen, Briar Dechant, Tom Flis, Holly Gastgeb, Angela Geer, Louis Hagopian, Benjamin Handen, Adam Klever, Martin Lubetsky, Kristen MacKenzie, Zenoa Meservy, John McGonigle, Kelly McGuire, Faith McNeil, Joshua Montrenes, Tamara Palka, Ernest Pedapati, Kahsi A. Pedersen, Christine Peura, Joseph Pierri, Christie Rogers, Brad Rossman, Jennifer Ruberg, Elise Sannar, Cathleen Small, Nicole Stuckey, Brittany Troen, Barbara Tylenda, Mary Verdi, Jessica Vezzoli, Diane Williams, 2018, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders on p. 3702-3710

Diane L. Williams, Vladimir L. Cherkassky, Robert A. Mason, Timothy A. Keller, Nancy J. Minshew, Marcel Adam Just, 2013, Autism Research on p. 288-302

Kimberly E. Bodner, Christopher R. Engelhardt, Nancy J. Minshew, Diane L. Williams, 2015, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders on p. 2721-2733

Behavioral Symptoms of Reported Abuse in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Inpatient Settings

Jamie Brenner, Zhaoxing Pan, Carla Mazefsky, Kahsi A. Smith, Robin Gabriels, Matthew Siegel, Craig Erickson, Robin L. Gabriels, Desmond Kaplan, Carla Mazefsky, Eric M. Morrow, Giulia Righi, Susan L. Santangelo, Logan Wink, Jill Benevides, Carol Beresford, Carrie Best, Katie Bowen, Briar Dechant, Tom Flis, Holly Gastgeb, Angela Geer, Louis Hagopian, Benjamin Handen, Adam Klever, Martin Lubetsky, Kristen MacKenzie, Zenoa Meservy, John McGonigle, Kelly McGuire, Faith McNeil, Ernest Pedapati, Christine Peura, Joseph Pierri, Christie Rogers, Brad Rossman, Jennifer Ruberg, Cathleen Small, Kahsi A. Smith, Nicole Stuckey, Barbara Tylenda, Mary Verdi, Jessica Vezzoli, Deanna Williams, Diane Williams, 2018, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders on p. 3727-3735

Further understanding of complex information processing in verbal adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders

Diane L. Williams, Nancy J. Minshew, Gerald Goldstein, 2015, Autism on p. 859-867

Diane L. Williams, Matthew Siegel, Carla A. Mazefsky, Matthew Siegel, Craig Erickson, Robin L. Gabriels, Desmond Kaplan, Carla Mazefsky, Eric M. Morrow, Giulia Righi, Susan L. Santangelo, Logan Wink, Jill Benevides, Carol Beresford, Carrie Best, Katie Bowen, Briar Dechant, Tom Flis, Holly Gastgeb, Angela Geer, Louis Hagopian, Benjamin Handen, Adam Klever, Martin Lubetsky, Kristen MacKenzie, Zenoa Meservy, John McGonigle, Kelly McGuire, Faith McNeil, Joshua Montrenes, Tamara Palka, Ernest Pedapati, Kahsi A. Pedersen, Christine Peura, Joseph Pierri, Christie Rogers, Brad Rossman, Jennifer Ruberg, Elise Sannar, Cathleen Small, Nicole Stuckey, Barbara Tylenda, Brittany Troen, Mary Verdi, Jessica Vezzoli, Deanna Williams, Diane Williams, 2018, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders on p. 3668-3677

Giulia Righi, Jill Benevides, Carla Mazefsky, Matthew Siegel, Stephen J. Sheinkopf, Eric M. Morrow, Matthew Siegel, Craig Erickson, Robin L. Gabriels, Desmond Kaplan, Carla Mazefsky, Eric M. Morrow, Giulia Righi, Susan L. Santangelo, Logan Wink, Jill Benevides, Carol Beresford, Carrie Best, Katie Bowen, Briar Dechant, Tom Flis, Holly Gastgeb, Angela Geer, Louis Hagopian, Benjamin Handen, Adam Klever, Martin Lubetsky, Kristen MacKenzie, Zenoa Meservy, John McGonigle, Kelly McGuire, Faith McNeil, Joshua Montrenes, Tamara Palka, Ernest Pedapati, Kahsi A. Pedersen, Christine Peura, Joseph Pierri, Christie Rogers, Brad Rossman, Jennifer Ruberg, Elise Sannar, Cathleen Small, Nicole Stuckey, Brittany Troen, Barbara Tylenda, Mary Verdi, Jessica Williams, Deanna Lubetsky, Diane Williams, 2018, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders on p. 3647-3657

Rajesh K. Kana, Yanni Liu, Diane L. Williams, Timothy A. Keller, Sarah E. Schipul, Nancy J. Minshew, Marcel Adam Just, 2013, Neuropsychologia on p. 2995-3003

Diane L. Williams, Carla A. Mazefsky, Jon D. Walker, Nancy J. Minshew, Gerald Goldstein, 2014, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders on p. 2908-2920