Judith M. S. Gross

Research Centers - Life Span Institute
Assistant Research Professor
Primary office:
785-864-7601
Haworth Hall
Room 3128
University of Kansas
1200 Sunnyside Dr.
Lawrence, KS 66045

Education

Ph.D., Special Education: Family & Disability Policy Studies and Autism / Behavior Disorders, University of Kansas

M.Ed., Interdisciplinary Studies in Special Education: Curriculum and Instruction of Students with Severe Disabilities, Montana State University

B.A., Special Education - Learning Disabilities & Behavior Disorders, MacMurray College

Teaching Interests

  • Learning disabilities
  • Behavior disorders
  • Autism spectrum disorder / Pervasive developmental disorder
  • Intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Positive Behavior Supports & Behavior Intervention Plan Development
  • Inclusive school practices
  • Family and professional collaboration and communication
  • Family and community engagement in schools
  • Transition to adulthood
  • Navigation of adult service systems
  • Special education policy
  • Family support policy
  • Practicum teacher supervision

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