Jane Hilton's research examines the efficacy and effectiveness of early intervention programs for young children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Hilton's primary development project is establishing a multidisciplinary treatment center for autistic children and their families in conjunction with the Kluge Children's Hospital.
Hilton has served as president of the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia and has been an active participant in the annual convention planning committee. She has also formerly served on the Board of Directors of the Communication Disorders Foundation of Virginia.
Ph.D., James Madison University, 2005
M.S., James Madison University, 1992
B.A., Salem College, 1983
- Communication skills of children diagnosed an Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Comparing the effectiveness of intervention approaches used to improve the communication skills of children on the spectrum
- Providing early intervention services to the birth-to-three population, speech and language development, and articulation and phonological disorders in young children