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Educational Psychology
250 Education Sciences Bldg
56 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Voice: 612-624-6083

Special Education
250 Education Sciences Bldg
56 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN
55455-0364 USA

Tel: 612-626-0367
Fax: 612-624-8241

Faculty research projects in special education

Current Projects

Advancing Social-Communication and Play (ASAP): An Intervention Program for Preschoolers with Autism

Avenue: ASL

Avenue: DHH

Behavior Analysis of Self-injury and Pain

Center on Response to Intervention in Early Childhood (CRTIEC)

Center for Early Education and Development

Center for Personalized Prevention Research in Children's Mental Health (CPPR)

Establishing Communicative Alternatives to Challenging Behavior

Evaluation of Statewide Scale Up of the Pyramid Model for Social Emotional Interventions for Young Children

Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND)

Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ)

Observational Methods Lab


Pain and Biomarkers in Developmental Disabilities

Path to Reading Excellence in School Sites (PRESS)

Project Mars

Reading Comprehension Lab

Research Institute for Problem Solving

UMN ECSE Preservice Training: Implementing Innovative Instruction Designs

Self-injurious behavior: Bio-behavioral analysis

Past Projects

A Clinical Trial with 3-5 yr old Preschoolers with ASD: a Comparison of Two Curricula (TEACCH & LEAP)


Creating an ASL curriculum based assessment portfolio

Early Childhood Behavior Project


Evidence-based interventions for severe behavior problems: the Vanderbilt Behavior Research Center at the University of Minnesota

Evaluating Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies (PALS)

Five Hundred Under Five

Get It, Got It, Go!

Improving comprehension of struggling readers: Connecting cognitive science and educational practice

Improving Problem-Solving Performance of Students with Mathematics Difficulties (MAPSS)

Minnesota Early Literacy Training Project (MELT)

Minnesota Futures Symposium: Developing a Research Agenda for Early Detection and Intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Professional Rural Education Program (PREP)

Research Institute on Progress Monitoring (RIPM)

Self-injurious behavior: bio-behavioral analysis



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