Ongoing Research Projects

All links are PDFs

  1. Australia Early Home Learning Project - Buzhardt
  2. Translating Effective Maltreatment Intervention into the Community - Healthy Infant - Baggett
  3.  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 Disorders Oasis Telemedicine - Buzhardt
  4. Kansas Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Home Visiting Program - Bigelow
  5. Technical Assistance Center on Social-Emotional Interventions for Young Children TACSEI - Carta
  6. Center for Promoting Language & Literacy Readiness in Early Childhood - Model Dem Center Website - Walker
  7. Talk, Read, Play: Impact of A Collaborative Informational Campaign - Talk, Read, Play - Walker
  8. Peer Networks Intervention: Improving Social-Communication, Literacy, and Adaptive Behaviors for Young Children with ASD - Peer Networks - Kamps
  9. Expanding the Reach of Evidence-Based Interventions for Improving Social-Emotional Outcomes for Infants in Child Care - Teacher Net - Baggett
  10. Development of a Three-tiered Model in Early Intervention Address Language and Literacy Needs of Children at Risk - Nebraska 3-Tier - Carta
  11. Center for Response to Intervention (Rtl) in Early Childhood - CRTIEC website - Greenwood
  12. National Research and Development Center on Serious Behavior Disorders at the Secondary Level - CARS - Wills
  13. Professional Development that is Systemic, focused on Teacher growth, incorporates Coaching, collaboration, cohorts, and increased Knowledge to create Student Success  - STICKS - Linas
  14. Project Eagle Community Programs: Health Families Wyandotte County - Healthy Families - Baggett
  15. Autism Training Program Autism Training (ATP) - Heitzman-Powell Website
  16. Project EAGLE Early Head Start Expansion Educare Evaluation - BOUNCE Evaluation -  Atwater
  17. Joint Attention Mediated Learning Intervention for Toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Their Families Joint Attention (JAML)-  Baggett
  18. A Web-Based Professional Development Program for Child Care Providers - Provider Net (Child Care Grant) - Baggett
  19. II-Connect: Solutions for Self-management and Support Connections for High School Students with Learning or Emotional/Behavioral Disorders -
    I-CONNECT - Wills
  20. Phase 2: Effectiveness of Mobile EBASS Classroom CIRCLE - EBASS 2 - Greenwood
  21. Development of a Distance Mentorship Program to Improve Services for Children with Deaf-Blindness - DMP - Summers/Buzhardt
  22. Postdoctoral Special Education Research Training in Urban Communities: A Research to Practice Model - POST DOC Researchers Kamps
  23. Web-based Parenting intervention for Mothers of Infants At-Risk Maltreatment - Baby Net - Baggett
  24. Postdoctoral Research Training Program in Special Education: Response to Intervention (Rtl) in Early Childhood -  Post Doc -Greenwood
  25. A Multi-Site Efficacy Trial of the Class-wide Function-related intervention Teams (“CW-FIT”): A Research to Practice Agenda for Students with and At Risk for EBD - CW-FIT Cross site - Wills
  26. 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 - The MOD - Buzhardt
  27. Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training - K-CART- Kamps

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  • Post-Doctoral Researcher - Life Span Institute, University of Kansas JUNIPER GARDENS CHILDREN’S PROJECT seeks a Post-Doctoral Researcher. For more information go to  KU is an EO/AAE.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status.


Nice video from The University of Kansas about the President's visit to KU last week.
KU welcomes President Obama
Jan. 22, 2015, was a historic day on the Hill: President Barack Obama visited the University of Kansas campus (, the first sitting president to do so in a century. More than 7,000 people — including many students and faculty who had spent hours in line to get tickets for the event — packed inside KU’s Anschutz Sports Pavilion to hear the president speak. Welcomed by Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little with “Barack Chalk, Jayhawk!” Obama told the gathering “I’m a Kansas guy,” because his mother was from Wichita and grandparents were from Augusta and El Dorado. In his 35-minute talk, the president discussed themes (see official White House transcript from his 2015 State of the Union address, including his goal to lower the cost of attending college.

RT @firstfiveyears : “The earlier you invest in #earlyed the greater the return” -Gene Cashman, @UrbanChildInst CEO


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