Carolyn Shivers

Carolyn Shivers, Assistant Professor

Carolyn Shivers, Assistant Professor
Carolyn Shivers, Assistant Professor

Department of Human Development and Family Science
295 West Campus Dr.
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-5434 | shivercm@vt.edu

Carolyn Shivers is an assistant professor of human development and family science at Virginia Tech.

  • Siblings of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Family systems in families of individuals with disabilities
  • Mutually-beneficial interventions
  • Structural equation modeling
  • Ph.D. Vanderbilt University
  • M.S. Vanderbilt University
  • B.S. University of Notre Dame
  • Director, Disability Studies Minor
  • Director, SibSaturdays, Vanderbilt University Kennedy Center
  • American Psychological Association
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Books

Journal Articles

Shivers, C.M., & Plavnick, J.B. (2015). Sibling involvement in interventions among families of children with autism spectrum disorder: A systematic review. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45(3), 685-696.

Shivers, C. M., Deisenroth, L., & Taylor, J. L. (2013). Patterns and predictors of anxiety among siblings of children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(6), 1336-46.

Taylor, J. L. & Shivers, C. (2011) Sibling relationship factors predictive of helping profession choice and volunteerism among adult siblings of individuals with mild intellectual deficits. American Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities,116(4). 263-277.

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