Strengthening Children's Lives Through Science and Community Engagement

Ongoing Research Projects


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  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. Development of a Distance Mentorship Program to Improve Services for Children with Deaf-Blindness - DMP - Summers/Buzhardt
  21. Postdoctoral Special Education Research Training in Urban Communities: A Research to Practice Model - POST DOC Researchers Kamps
  22. Web-based Parenting intervention for Mothers of Infants At-Risk Maltreatment - Baby Net - Baggett
  23. Postdoctoral Research Training Program in Special Education: Response to Intervention (Rtl) in Early Childhood -  Post Doc -Greenwood
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training - K-CART- Kamps

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  • Graduate Research Assistant: We are seeking a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) to work 40% FTE (16 hours per week) for the next year of the Bridging the Word Gap (BWG) Research Network project (1 year). The GRA will work under the guidance of the Project Co-Principal Investigators and the Project Coordinator to plan and create materials to implement a language intervention study in multiple sectors in the community. The GRA will regularly attend project meetings and will be responsible primarily for assisting with BWG-related intervention studies.   The GRA will also be available to the Executive Team to assist in completion of project-specific tasks. For more information and to apply, click hereKU is an EO/AAE
  • Graduate Research AssistantWe are seeking a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) to work 50% FTE (20 hours per week) for the next year of the Bridging the Word Gap (BWG) Research Network project (1 year). The GRA will work on the project under the guidance of the Project Co-Principal Investigators and the Project Coordinator. The GRA will attend regular  BWG project meetings and will be responsible for assisting the Leadership Team and Work Groups in developing associated deliverables from research syntheses, and assisting with translation and dissemination of synthesis findings for diverse audiences including researchers, teachers, parents, and policymakers. 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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