Strengthening Children's Lives Through Science and Community Engagement

Jay Buzhardt

Associate Research Professor
Primary office:
Phone: (913) 321-3143, ext. 2617
Life Span Institute
Juniper Gardens Children's Project
444 Minnesota Avenue, Suite 300
Kansas City, KS 66101-2914


Research

  • Web-based Parent/Teacher Training
  • Early Childhood Data-based Decision Making
  • Usability Testing and Human-Computer Interface Design
  • Design Research Methodology

Selected Publications

Selected Grants

Ongoing Research Support
  1. H327S140024 - Greenwood, C. (PI),Buzhardt, J. (CoPI),  and Walker, D. (CoPI) - 09-01/14-08/31/19 - STEPPING UP Implementation of IGDI technology to improve data-based decision making for infants and toddlers with or at-risk disabilities.
  2. H133A130032 - D. Kamps (PI), H. Wills (CoPI),  R. Mason (CoPI), L. Heitzman-Powell (CoPI), J. Buzhardt (CoPI), and B. Mason (CoPI) - 10/01/13-09/30/18 I-CONNECT Plus.
  3. R324A120365 - Buzhardt (PI) Greenwood and Walker (CoPIs) - 07/01/12-06/30/17 - The effects of online decision making support (the MOD) for home visitors using an RTI approach to promoting the language development of at-risk infants and toddlers
  4.  ​H133G110131 - Buzhardt (PI) - 10/01/11-09/30/15 - Examination of the Use of a Spanish Version of the Online and Applied System for Intervention Skills (OASIS) Training Program with Parents of Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
Outgoing Research Support
  1. R324A090283 - Buzhardt  and Wills (CoPI's) Linas (PI) - 07/01/09-06/30/13 - Professional Development that is Systematic, focused on Teacher growth, Incorporates Coaching, collaboration, cohorts, and increased Knowledge to create Student Success (STICKS) Website
  2. H327A110059 - Buzhardt (CoPI) Summers (PI) - 10/01/11-09/30/13 - Development of a Distance Mentorship Program to Improve Services for Children with Deaf-Blindness
  3. Parenting Research Centre - Buzhardt (PI) Baggett (CoPI) -  09-01-12 - 03-29-13 - Australia Early Home Learning Project
  4.  H133G090136 - Buzhardt (PI) - 10/01/09-09/30/13 - Experimental Evaluation of the Online and Applied System for Intervention Skills (OASIS) Training Program Using Video Conferencing for Parents of Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
  5. H133G110131 - Buzhardt (PI) - 10/01/11-09/30/14 - Examination of the Use of a Spanish Version of the Online and Applied System for Intervention Skills (OASIS) Training Program with Parents of Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

What's New
Job Opportunities
  • Postdoctoral Researcher: The KU Life Span Institute at Juniper Gardens is interested in developing expertise in behavioral interventions and outcome measures for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). For more information and to apply, click hereKU is an EO/AAE
  • Research Project Coordinator: The KU Life Span Institute at Juniper Gardens is seeking to hire a Research Project Coordinator to manage early childhood research and development activities. The coordinator will monitor and support research and development activities, ensuring that projects achieve milestones on time. Activities to be coordinated include development of web and mobile applications, as well as research activities such as adminsitration of child assessments in centers and or families' homes. For more information and to apply, click here. KU is an EO/AAE
  • Assistant/Associate Research Professor - Statistician: The KU Life Span Institute at Juniper Gardens is seeking to hire an Assistant or Associate Research Professor with statistical skills to work in a team environment on a range of educational and applied research projects. For more information and to apply, click here.  KU is an EO/AAE
 
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RT @ClareHarrop85 : Excellent postdoctoral opportunity with my former postdoc mentor @JuniperGrdensKU . I’m biased, but he trained me well! h…