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Kara Ayers

Associate Director of the University of Cincinnati Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Kara Ayers
Kara Ayers
Associate Director of the University of Cincinnati Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Kara Ayers is the Associate Director of the University of Cincinnati Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. She is a psychologist and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Her research interests include parenting with a disability, disability culture in media, and health inequities experienced by people with disabilities. In addition to conducting research and teaching, Kara also analyzes policies to decide how they would impact people with disabilities and then works with policymakers to improve those policies. Outside of work, Kara enjoys reading and watching her kids participate in sports.

Episode 113: Stories of Parenting with a Disability