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College of Behavioral and Community Sciences


CFS associate professor participates in the Autism Outreach podcast

Currently in South Africa as a Fulbright Scholar, Child and Family Studies Associate Professor Trina Spencer, PhD, BCBA-D joined host Rose Griffin on the Autism Outreach podcast to share about her career journey and research. In the episode, Spencer explains her development of several assessment instruments, including Story Champs, a multi-tiered narrative intervention curriculum that is used in a variety of educational settings worldwide. She also dives into the nature of interprofessional relationships between board-certified behavior analysts and speech-language pathologists and the importance of research-practitioner partnerships, collaboration, and anti-ableist practices.

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