Research

Broadening Our Understanding of ASD in Girls ~ by Kate Forster

It is widely accepted that boys are four to five times more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) than girls are, and that for children at the high-functioning end of the spectrum, the gender ratio is estimated to be 10 to 1. However, little is known about why this is the case… more »

Center for Leadership in Disability funded for Health Disparities Research Within HIV/AIDS and Disability Populations

The Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) at Georgia State University in collaboration with the Phoenix Group Foundation has received funding from the Morehouse School of Medicine Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center (TCC) for Health Disparities Research to conduct a community-based evaluation focused on the availability and quality of HIV/AIDS prevention services for individuals with intellectual, developmental… more »

GaLEND – Program Evaluation

Posted On August 9, 2013

The Georgia Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (GaLEND) program is beginning its third year at GSU. GaLEND is committed to demonstrating its effectiveness at creating knowledge, attitude, and behavior change among its trainees. As such, the GaLEND evaluation team is engaging in mixed methods evaluation research analyzing individualized goal setting, trainee interdisciplinary team… more »

2CI Research Group

Posted On August 9, 2013

The Second Century Initiative (2CI) is in its fourth year. The 2CI is expected to add at least 100 faculty between 2010-2015. Its primary goal is to build nationally and/or internationally recognized strength and critical mass around common research themes to enhance Georgia State University’s overall quality, interdisciplinary richness, and competitiveness. It is designed to… more »

Brief Behavior Questionnaire and Intervention Plan

Posted On August 9, 2013

The Brief Behavior Questionnaire & Intervention Plan (BBQuIP) is a positive behavior support planning tool developed by Dr. Daniel Crimmins. The BBQuIP allows parents, teachers, and birth to five educators to identify the child’s  behavior of concerns, the behavior triggers, and the ways in which the adults responses to the child may be contributing to… more »

Cultural Competence and Disability

Posted On August 9, 2013

CLD faculty and staff engage in training and research on the topic of cultural competence & disability. In addition to onsite, school-based training, CLD has developed a cultural competence self-assessment for educators and a resource database that supplements the self-assessment. The purpose of the self-assessment and resource database is to help make the abstract concept… more »