Virginia Commonwealth University

Dr. Shelly Lane

Dr. Shelly Lane Professor, Occupational Therapy
sjlane@vcu.edu
(804) 828-6523

Professional interests

  • Sensory integration and processing in children with disabilities
  • Neurophysiologic measurement
  • Neuroscience applications in occupational therapy

Education

  • 1984-1986: Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, California, Post Doctoral Scholar
  • 1979-1984: Ph.D. in Anatomy with emphasis in Neurosciences, University of Texas Health Sciences at San Antonio
  • 1971-1975: B.S. in Occupational Therapy, The Ohio State University

Selected Publications

Referred

  • Lane, S.J., Reynolds, S., & Dumenci, L. (2012). Sensory over-responsivity and anxiety in typical children and children with Autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Cause or co-existence? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 66(5), 595-603.
  • Reynolds, S., Lane, SJ, & Thacker, L. (accepted, March 2011, OTJR). Sensory processing, physiological stress, and sleep behaviors in children with and without autism spectrum disorder.
  • Reynolds, S., Bendixen, R.M., Lawrence, T., & Lane, S.J. (accepted, 2010). A Pilot Study Examining Activity Participation, Sensory Responsiveness, and Competence in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
  • Reynolds, S., Lane, S.J., & Richards, L. (2010). Using animal models of enriched environments to inform research on sensory integration intervention for the rehabilitation of neurodevelopmental disorders. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 2( 3), 120-132 . online first, DOI 10.1007/s11689-010-9053-4.
  • Lane, S.J., Reynolds, S., & Thacker, L. (2010). Sensory over-responsivity and ADHD: differentiating using electrodermal responses, cortisol, and anxiety. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 4(8), doi:10.3389/fnint.2010.00008
  • Schaaf, R.C., Benevides, T., Blanche, E.I., Brett-Green, B.A., Burke, J.B., Cohn, E.S., Koomar, J., Lane, S.J., Miller, L.J., May-Benson, Parham, D., Reynolds, A., & Schoen, S.A. (2010). Parasympathetic functions in children with sensory processing disorder. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience 4(4), doi: 10.3389/fnint.2010.00004.
  • Lane, S.J., & Schaaf, R. C (2010). Examining the neuroscience evidence for sensory driven neuroplasticity: Implications for sensory-based occupational therapy for children and adolescents. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 64, 375–393. doi:10.5014/ajot.2010.09069
  • Reynolds, S., Shepherd, J., Lane, S.J. (2008). Sensory modulation disorders in a minority Head Start population: Preliminary prevalence and characterization. Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention. 1(3), 186-198.
  • Reynolds, S., & Lane, S. J. (2009). Sensory Over-responsivity and Anxiety in Children with ADHD. The American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 63, 4, 433-440.
  • Reynolds, S., Lane, S. J., & Gennings, C. (2009). The Moderating Role of Sensory Over-responsivity in HPA Activity: A pilot study with children diagnosed with ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders. doi:10.1177/1087054708329906
  • Reynolds, S., & Lane, S.J. (2007). Diagnostic Validity of Sensory Over-Responsivity: A Review of the Literature and Case Reports. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 38(3), 516-529.
  • Wheeler, S., McMahon, B., & Lane, S.J. (2007). Community participation and life satisfaction following intensive community based life skills rehabilitation using a life skills approach. OTJR: Occupation, Participation, and Health, 27(1),pp. 13-22.
  • Miller, L.J., Anzalone, M.E., Osten, E., Lane, S.J., & Cermak, S. (2007) Concept Evolution in Sensory Integration: A Proposed Taxonomy. American Journal of Occupational therapy, 61(2), 135-140.
  • Isabelle, S., Bessey, S.F., Dragas, K.L., Blease, P., Shepherd, J.T., & Lane, S.J. (2002). Assistive technology for children with disabilities. Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 16(4).
  • Lane, S.J., & Mistrett, S.G. (2002). Let's Play! Young Exceptional Children, 5(2), 19-27.
  • Goetz, A., Gavin, W.E., Lane, S.J., (2000). Measuring parent/professional interaction in early intervention. Validity and reliability. Occupational Therapy Journal of Research, 20(4), 222-240.
  • White, J.C., Smith, M.M., Lowman, D.K., Reidy, T.G., Murphy, S.M., & Lane, S.J. (2000). Parent support of feeding in the neonatal intensive care unit: Perspe ctives of parents and occupational therapists. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 19 (3/4), 111-126.

Book chapters

  • Lane, S.J. & Reynolds, S. (in press, 2012). Sensory Modulation. In B. Paris & C. M.Slutsky (eds), Exploring the Spectrum of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders – Intervention Strategies.
  • Lane, S.J. (2012). Occupation and participation at the heart of pediatric occupational therapy. In S.J. Lane & A. C. Bundy (eds.) Kids Can Be Kids (pp. 3-9). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • Lane, S.J. (2012). Is it contagious? Medical conditions and Occupational Therapy. In S.J. Lane & A. C. Bundy (eds.) Kids Can Be Kids (pp. 417-436). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • Sample, P.L., Bundy, A., & Lane, S.J. (2012). Transition planning. What do you want to be when you grow up? In S.J. Lane & A. C. Bundy (eds.) Kids Can Be Kids (pp. 102-124). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • Chapparo, C., & Lane, S.J. (2012). Learning and Intellectual Disabilities. In S.J. Lane & A. C. Bundy (eds.) Kids Can Be Kids (pp. 525-548). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • Anzalone, M., & Lane, S.J. (2012). Feels Awful and Doesn’t Sound Very Good, Either: Sensory Processing Disorders. In S.J. Lane & A. C. Bundy (eds.) Kids Can Be Kids (pp. 437-459). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis
  • Lane, S.J. & Reynolds, S. (in preparation, 2010). Sensory Modulation. In B. Paris & C. M.Slutsky (eds), Exploring the Spectrum of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders – Intervention Strategies.
  • Sample, P.L., Bundy, A., & Lane, S.J (in press, 2010). Transition planning. What do you want to be when you grow up? In S.J. Lane & A. C. Bundy (eds.) Kids will be kids. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • Chapparo, C., & Lane, S.J (in press, 2010). Learning and Intellectual Disabilities. In S.J. Lane & A. C. Bundy (eds.) Kids will be kids. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • Lane, S.J (in review, 2010). Occupation and participation at the heart of pediatric occupational therapy. In S.J. Lane & A. C. Bundy (eds.) Kids will be kids. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • Anzalone, M., & Lane, S.J (in press, 2010). Feels Awful and Doesn’t Sound Very Good, Either: Sensory Processing Disorders. In S.J. Lane & A. C. Bundy (eds.) Kids will be kds. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • Lane, S.J (in press, 2010). Is it contagious? Medical conditions and Occupational Therapy. In S.J. Lane & A. C. Bundy (eds.) Kids will be kids. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • Lane, S.J. & Mistrett, S. (2008). Facilitating play in early intervention: The use of assistive technology. In L.D. Parham & L.S. Fazio (Eds.) Play in occupational therapy for children. 2nd Edition., pp. 413-426. Baltimore: Mosby.
  • Lane, S. J. (2008). Sensory Integration. In P.J. Accardo & A.J. Capute (Eds.) Developmental disabilities in infancy and childhood, 3rd edition, Volume I (pp. 673-690). Baltimore: Brookes Publishing.
  • Miller, L.J., Lane, S.J., Cermak, S., Anzalone, M., & Osten, E. (2005). Regulatory-sensory processing disorders. In S. Greenspan & S. Weider (Eds.) ICDL Diagnostic Manual for Infancy and Early Childhood. Baltimore: ICDL.
  • Mistrett, S., Lane, S.J., Ruffino, A.G. (2005). Growing and Learning Through Technology: Birth to Five. In D. Edyburn, K. Higgins, & R. Boone (Eds.) Handbook of Special Education Technology Research and Practice (pp. 273-307). Whitefish Bay, WI: Knowledge by Design, Inc.
  • Lou, J.Q., & Lane, S.J. (2005). Personal performance capabilities and their impact on occupational performance. In C. Christiansen, C. Baum, & J. Bass-Haugan (Eds), Occupational Therapy: Performance, Participation, and Well-Being, (pp. 268-297). Thorofare, NJ: Slack, Inc.
  • Miller, L.J., Lane, S.J., Cermak, S., Anzalone, M., & Osten, E. (2005). Regulatory-sensory processing disorders. In S. Greenspan & S. Weider (Eds.) ICDL Diagnostic Manual for Infancy and Early Childhood. Baltimore: ICDL.
  • Lane, S. J. (2005). Sensory Integration. In P.J. Accardo & A.J. Capute (Eds.) Developmental disabilities in infancy and childhood, 3rd edition (pp. 673-690). Baltimore: Brookes Publishing.
  • Lane, S.J. (2002). Sensorimotor development. In J.A. Bondurant – Utz. (Ed). Practical Guide to Infant and Preschool Assessment in Early Childhood Special Education, 2nd Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.
  • Lane, S.J., (2002). Sensory modulation. In A. Bundy, S.J. Lane, & E. Murray (Eds), Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition, pp. 101-123. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • Lane, S. J. (2002). Structure and function of the sensory systems. In A. Bundy, S.J. Lane, & E. Murray (Eds.), Sensory Integration: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition, pp. 35-70. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • Hueber, R.A. & Lane, S.J. (2001). Neuropyschological understanding of autistic spectrum. In Huebner, R. A. (Eds.) Autistic Spectrum: A Sensorimotor Approach to Assessment and Treatment, (pp. 61-100).

Edited Books

  • Lane, S.J. & Bundy, A.C. (in press, 2011). Kids Will Be Kids. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • Bundy, A., Lane, S.J., & Murray, E.A. (2002). Sensory Integration: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • Porr, S.M. & Rainville, E.B. (1999). Pediatric Therapy: A Systems Approach. S.J. Lane, Series Editor. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • Angelo, J. (1997). Assistive Technology for Rehabilitation Therapist: S.J. Lane, Series Editor. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.

Grant Activity

  • Principal Investigator, Examining the impact of sensory-based therapeutic tasks on arousal, attention and performance in children. PRIP Award; Dr Stacey Reynolds, Co-Principal Investigator. 18 months, $40,004.
  • Principal Investigator, Differential diagnosis of sensory over-responsiveness. Wallace Foundation, $43,200. January, 2011-December, 2011.
  • Principle Investigator (April 2005-2006). Faculty Development Award, AD Williams Quantifying Electrodermal Responses in Children. A training grant, $2500.
  • Project Investigator (August 1, 2001 – July 31, 2003). Effectiveness of Assistive Technology in Promoting Playfulness in Young Children. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Service, United States Department of Education. Amount Awarded: $400,000. Extended to July 30, 2004.
  • Project Director (June 1995 – August 1996) Research Consultant; (August 1996 – June 2000) Let's Play! Project: Model Demonstration Project for Young Children with Disabilities. Office of special education and rehabilitative service, United States Department of Education. Amount awarded: $140,000.

Key Professional Service

  • 2009-present Editorial Review Board, OTJR: Occupation, Participation, and Health
  • 2008-2010 Editorial Review Board, American Journal of Occupational Therap
  • 2008-Present: Interim Assistant Chair, IRB Panel B
  • 2008-2008: Corporate Research Task Force, VCU Office of Research
  • 2006-Present: Research Advisory Panel Pediatric Therapy Network
  • 2004-Present: Editorial Review Board, Occupational Therapy in Health Care
  • 2005-2006: Guest Editor, Sensory Integration Special Issue, AJOT
  • 2003-Present: IRB Panel B, member; Assistant Chair, 2008-2010
  • 1991-1999: Editor-in-Chief, F.A. Davis, Pediatric Monograph Series
  • 1991: Editorial Review Board, AOTA Self Study Series II: Neuroscience Foundations of Human Performance

Special Awards, Fellowships, and Other Honors

  • Visiting Research Scholar, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia – Sept, 2009-Jan 2010
  • A.J. Ayres Award , 2009
  • VOTA Award of Merit , 2008
  • R2K, Bridges to the Ivory Tower, 2008
  • SAHP Award of Excellence, 2005
  • Grace Harris Leadership Institute, Inaugural Year Fellow, 2000-2001
  • UIC/AOTF CORE Fellow, 1999-2001

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