University of Southern California
University of Southern California
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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John Sideris PhD

John Sideris PhD

Professor of Research

Room: CHP 110C
(323) 442-2723
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Education

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Quantitative Psychology
2006 | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Master of Arts (MA) in Quantitative Psychology
2003 | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Master of Arts (MA) in Social Psychology
1993 | University of Texas at Austin

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology
1990 | University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Publications

2019

Journal Articles

Baranek, G. T., Carlson, M., Sideris, J., Kirby, A. V., Watson, L. R., Williams, K. L., & Bulluck, J. (2019). Longitudinal assessment of stability of sensory features in children with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities. Autism Research, 12(1), 100–111. https://doi.org/10.1002/aur.2008 Show abstract

2018

Journal Articles

Williams, K. L., Kirby, A. V., Watson, L. R., Sideris, J., Bulluck, J., & Baranek, G. T. (2018). Sensory features as predictors of adaptive behaviors: A comparative longitudinal study of children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 81, 103-112. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2018.07.002 Show abstract

Boyd, B. A., Watson, L. R., Reszka, S. S., Sideris, J., Alessandri, M., Baranek, G. T., Crais, E. R., Donaldson, A., Gutierrez, A., Johnson, L., & Belardi, K. (2018). Efficacy of the ASAP intervention for preschoolers with ASD: A cluster randomized controlled trial. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48(9), 3144–3162. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-018-3584-z Show abstract

Costa, L.-J., Green, M., Sideris, J., & Hooper, S. R. (2018). First-grade cognitive predictors of writing disabilities in grades 2 through 4 elementary school students. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 51(4), 351-362. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022219417721182 Show abstract

Gardner-Neblett, N., & Sideris, J. (2018). Different tales: The role of gender in the oral narrative-reading link among African American children. Child Development, 89(4), 1328-1342. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.12803 Show abstract

Odom, S. L., Cox, A., Sideris, J., Hume, K. A., Hedges, S., Kucharczyk, S., Shaw, E., Boyd, B. A., Reszka, S., & Neitzel, J. (2018). Assessing quality of program environments for children and youth with autism: Autism Program Environment Rating Scale (APERS). Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48(3), 913–924. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-017-3379-7 Show abstract

Schertz, H. H., Odom, S. L., Baggett, K. M., & Sideris, J. H. (2018). Mediating parent learning to promote social communication for toddlers with autism: Effects from a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48(3), 853–867. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-017-3386-8 Show abstract

Hume, K., Dykstra Steinbrenner, J., Sideris, J., Smith, L., Kucharczyk, S., & Szidon, K. (2018). Multi-informant assessment of transition-related skills and skill importance in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Autism, 22(1), 40-50. https://doi.org/10.1177/1362361317722029 Show abstract

2017

Journal Articles

Watson, L. R., Crais, E. R., Baranek, G. T., Turner-Brown, L., Sideris, J., Wakeford, L., Kinard, J., Reznick, J. S., Martin, K. L., & Nowell, S. W. (2017). Parent-mediated intervention for one-year-olds screened as at-risk for autism spectrum disorder: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 47(11), 3520-3540. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-017-3268-0 Show abstract

Losh, M., Martin, G. E., Lee, M., Klusek, J., Sideris, J., Barron, S., & Wassink, T. (2017). Developmental markers of genetic liability to autism in parents: A longitudinal, multigenerational study. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 47(3), 834-845. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-016-2996-x Show abstract

Kinard, J. L., Sideris, J., Watson, L. R., Baranek, G. T., Crais, E. R., Wakeford, L., & Turner-Brown, L. (2017). Predictors of parent responsiveness to 1-year-olds at-risk for autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 47(1), 172-186. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-016-2944-9 Show abstract

2016

Journal Articles

Ausderau, K. K., Sideris, J., Little, L. M., Furlong, M., Bulluck, J. C., & Baranek, G. T. (2016). Sensory subtypes and associated outcomes in children with autism spectrum disorders. Autism Research, 9(12), 1316-1327. https://doi.org/10.1002/aur.1626 Show abstract

Wheeler, A. C., Sideris, J., Hagerman, R., Berry-Kravis, E., Tassone, F., & Bailey Jr, D. B. (2016). Developmental profiles of infants with an FMR1 premutation. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 8, 40. https://doi.org/10.1186/s11689-016-9171-8 Show abstract

Schertz, H. H., Odom, S. L., Baggett, K. M., & Sideris, J. H. (2016). Parent-reported repetitive behavior in toddlers on the autism spectrum. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 46(10), 3308-3316. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-016-2870-x Show abstract

2015

Journal Articles

Little, L. M., Ausderau, K., Sideris, J., & Baranek, G. T. (2015). Activity participation and sensory features among children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45(9), 2981-2990. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-015-2460-3 Show abstract

Bailey Jr, D. B., Wheeler, A., Berry-Kravis, E., Hagerman, R., Tassone, F., Powell, C. M., Roche, M., Gane, L. W., & Sideris, J. (2015). Maternal consequences of the detection of Fragile X carriers in newborn screening. Pediatrics, 136(2), e433-e440. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2015-0414 Show abstract

Crowther, A., Smoski, M. J., Minkel, J., Moore, T., Gibbs, D., Petty, C., Bizzell, J., Schiller, C. E., Sideris, J., Carl, H., & Dichter, G. S. (2015). Resting-state connectivity predictors of response to psychotherapy in major depressive disorder. Neuropsychopharmacology, 40, 1659-1673. https://doi.org/10.1038/npp.2015.12 Show abstract

Damiano, C. R., Cockrell, D. C., Dunlap, K., Hanna, E. K., Miller, S., Bizzell, J., Kovac, M., Turner-Brown, L., Sideris, J., Kinard, J., & Dichter, G. S. (2015). Neural mechanisms of negative reinforcement in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Neuropsychopharmacology, 7, 12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s11689-015-9107-8 Show abstract

2014

Journal Articles

Ausderau, K. K., Furlong, M., Sideris, J., Bulluck, J., Little, L. M., Watson, L. R., Boyd, B. A., Belger, A., Dickie, V. A., & Baranek, G. T. (2014). Sensory subtypes in children with autism spectrum disorder: Latent profile transition analysis using a national survey of sensory features. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, and Allied Disciplines, 55(8), 935-944. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.12219 Show abstract

Ausderau, K., Sideris, J., Furlong, M., Little, L. M., Bulluck, J., & Baranek, G. T. (2014). National survey of sensory features in children with ASD: Factor structure of the sensory experience questionnaire (3.0). Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44(4), 915-925. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-013-1945-1 Show abstract

Little, L. M., Sideris, J., Ausderau, K., & Baranek, G. T. (2014). Activity participation among children with autism spectrum disorder. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68(2), 177-185. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2014.009894 Show abstract

2013

Journal Articles

Martin, G. E., Losh, M., Estigarribia, B., Sideris, J., & Roberts, J. (2013). Longitudinal profiles of expressive vocabulary, syntax and pragmatic language in boys with fragile X syndrome or Down syndrome. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 48(4), 432-443. https://doi.org/10.1111/1460-6984.12019 Show abstract

Nelson, D. K., Skinner, D., Guarda, S., Choudhury, S., Sideris, J., Barnum, L., Ten Haagen, K., Heyward, Q., & Bailey Jr, D. B. (2013). Obtaining consent from both parents for pediatric research: What does "reasonably available" mean? Pediatrics, 131(1), e223-e229. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2012-1278 Show abstract

2012

Journal Articles

Martin, G. E., Roberts, J. E., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Sideris, J., Vanderbilt, J., & Moskowitz, L. (2012). Perseveration in the connected speech of boys with Fragile X syndrome with and without autism spectrum disorder. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 117(5), 384-399. https://doi.org/10.1352/1944-7558-117.5.384 Show abstract

Losh, M., Klusek, J., Martin, G. E., Sideris, J., Parlier, M., & Piven, J. (2012). Defining genetically meaningful language and personality traits in relatives of individuals with fragile X syndrome and relatives of individuals with autism. American Journal of Medical Genetics: Part B, Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 159B(6), 660-668. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.b.32070 Show abstract

Losh, M., Martin, G. E., Klusek, J., Hogan-Brown, A. L., & Sideris, J. (2012). Social communication and theory of mind in boys with autism and fragile x syndrome. Frontiers in Psychology, 3, 266. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00266 Show abstract

2011

Journal Articles

Skinner, D., Choudhury, S., Sideris, J., Guarda, S., Buansi, A., Roche, M., Powell, C., & Bailey Jr, D. B. (2011). Parents' decisions to screen newborns for FMR1 gene expansions in a pilot research project. Pediatrics, 127(6), e1455-1463. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2010-3078 Show abstract

Estigarribia, B., Martin, G. E., Roberts, J. E., Spencer, A., Gucwa, A., & Sideris, J. (2011). Narrative skill in boys with fragile X syndrome with and without autism spectrum disorder. Applied Psycholinguistics, 32(2), 359-388. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0142716410000445 Show abstract

Estigarribia, B., Roberts, J. E., Sideris, J., & Price, J. (2011). Expressive morphosyntax in boys with Fragile X syndrome with and without autism spectrum disorder. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 46(2), 216-230. https://doi.org/10.3109/13682822.2010.487885 Show abstract

2010

Journal Articles

Hooper, S. R., Roberts, J., Sideris, J., Burchinal, M., & Zeisel, S. (2010). Longitudinal predictors of reading and math trajectories through middle school for African American versus Caucasian students across two samples. Developmental Psychology, 46(5), 1018-1029. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0018877 Show abstract

Wheeler, A. C., Hatton, D., Holloway, V. T., Sideris, J., Neebe, E. C., Roberts, J. E., & Reznick, J. S. (2010). Maternal responses to child frustration and requests for help in dyads with fragile X syndrome. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 54(6), 501-515. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2788.2010.01269.x Show abstract

Boyd, B. A., Baranek, G. T., Sideris, J., Poe, M. D., Watson, L. R., Patten, E., & Miller, H. (2010). Sensory features and repetitive behaviors in children with autism and developmental delays. Autism Research, 3(2), 78-87. https://doi.org/10.1002/aur.124 Show abstract

2009

Journal Articles

Roberts, J. E., Mankowski, J. B., Sideris, J., Goldman, B. D., Hatton, D. D., Mirrett, P. L., Baranek, G. T., Reznick, J. S., Long, A. C., & Bailey Jr, D. B. (2009). Trajectories and predictors of the development of very young boys with fragile X syndrome. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 34(8), 827-836. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jsn129 Show abstract

Barnes, E., Roberts, J., Long, S. H., Martin, G. E., Berni, M. C., Mandulak, K. C., & Sideris, J. (2009). Phonological accuracy and intelligibility in connected speech of boys with fragile X syndrome or Down syndrome. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 52, 1048-1061. https://doi.org/10.1044/1092-4388(2009/08-0001) Show abstract

Hatton, D. D., Wheeler, A., Sideris, J., Sullivan, K., Reichardt, A., Roberts, J., Clark, R., & Bailey Jr, D. B. (2009). Developmental trajectories of young girls with fragile X syndrome. American Journal on Intellectural and Developmental Disabilities, 114(3), 161-171. https://doi.org/10.1352/1944-7558-114.3.161 Show abstract

Roberts, J. E., Bailey Jr, D. B., Mankowski, J., Ford, A., Sideris, J., Weisenfeld, L. A., Heath, T. M., & Golden, R. N. (2009). Mood and anxiety disorders in females with the FMR1 premutation. American Journal of Medical Genetics: Part B, Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 150B(1), 130-139. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.b.30786 Show abstract

2008

Journal Articles

Bailey Jr, D. B., Sideris, J., Roberts, J., & Hatton, D. (2008). Child and genetic variables associated with maternal adaptation to fragile X syndrome: A multidimensional analysis. American Journal of Medical Genetics: Part A, 146A(6), 720-729. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.32240 Show abstract

Price, J. R., Roberts, J. E., Hennon, E. A., Berni, M. C., Anderson, K. L., & Sideris, J. (2008). Syntactic complexity during conversation of boys with fragile X syndrome and Down syndrome. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 51, 3-15. https://doi.org/10.1044/1092-4388(2008/001) Show abstract

Hooper, S. R., Hatton, D., Sideris, J., Sullivan, K., Hammer, J., Schaaf, J., Mirrett, P., Ornstein, P. A., & Bailey Jr, D. B. (2008). Executive functions in young males with fragile X syndrome in comparison to mental age-matched controls: Baseline findings from a longitudinal study. Neuropsychology, 22(1), 36-47. https://doi.org/10.1037/0894-4105.22.1.36 Show abstract

Baranek, G. T., Roberts, J. E., David, F. J., Sideris, J., Mirrett, P. L., Hatton, D. D., & Bailey Jr, D. B. (2008). Developmental trajectories and correlates of sensory processing in young boys with fragile X syndrome. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 28(1), 79-98. https://doi.org/10.1300/J006v28n01_06 Show abstract

2007

Journal Articles

Sullivan, K., Hatton, D. D., Hammer, J., Sideris, J., Hooper, S., Ornstein, P. A., & Bailey Jr, D. B. (2007). Sustained attention and response inhibition in boys with fragile X syndrome: Measures of continuous performance. American Journal of Medical Genetics: Part B, Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 144B(4), 517-532. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.b.30504 Show abstract

2006

Journal Articles

Sullivan, K., Hatton, D., Hammer, J., Sideris, J., Hooper, S., Ornstein, P., & Bailey Jr, D. (2006). ADHD symptoms in children with FXS. American Journal of Medical Genetics: Part A, 140A(21), 2275-2288. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.31388 Show abstract

Hatton, D. D., Sideris, J., Skinner, M., Mankowski, J., Bailey Jr, D. B., Roberts, J., & Mirrett, P. (2006). Autistic behavior in children with fragile X syndrome: Prevalence, stability, and the impact of FMRP. American Journal of Medical Genetics: Part A, 140A(17), 1804-1813. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.31286 Show abstract

Barnes, E. F., Roberts, J., Mirrett, P., Sideris, J., & Misenheimer, J. (2006). A comparison of oral structure and oral-motor function in young males with fragile X syndrome and Down syndrome. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 49, 903-917. https://doi.org/10.1044/1092-4388(2006/065) Show abstract

Roberts, J. E., Boccia, M. L., Hatton, D. D., Skinner, M. L., & Sideris, J. (2006). Temperament and vagal tone in boys with fragile X syndrome. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 27(3), 193-201. Full text Show abstract

1998

Research Reports

McWilliam, R. A., Tocci, L., Sideris, J., & Harbin, G. L. (1998, March). Using and providing services: Case studies in early intervention [Early Childhood Research Institute on Service Utilization] (ED 417 509). Chapel Hill, NC: Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center. Full text Show abstract

Harbin, G. L., McWilliam, R. A., Shaw, D., Buka, S. L., Sideris, J., Kochaek, T. T., Gallagher, J. J., Tocci, L., West, T., & Clark, K. (1998, March). Implementing federal policy for young children with disabilities: How are we doing? [Early Childhood Research Institute on Service Utilization] (ED 417 527). Chapel Hill, NC: Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center. Full text Show abstract

1997

Research Reports

Tocci, L., McWilliam, R. A., Sideris, J., & Melton, S. (1997, September). Families' reflections on their experiences with early intervention services [Early Childhood Research Institute: Service utilization findings] (ED 412 671). Chapel Hill, NC: Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center. Full text Show abstract

1995

Journal Articles

Pyszczynski, T., Greenberg, J., Solomon, S., Cather, C., Gat, I., & Sideris, J. (1995). Defensive distancing from victims of serious illness: The role of delay. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 21(1), 13-20. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167295211003 Show abstract

1993

Journal Articles

Pyszczynski, T., Greenberg, J., Solomon, S., Sideris, J., & Stubing, M. J. (1993). Emotional expression and the reduction of motivated cognitive bias: Evidence from cognitive dissonance and distancing from victims' paradigms. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 64(2), 177-186. Full text Show abstract