Jay F. Buzhardt, Ph.D.
As an investigator, Research Professor, and the Interim Director at the Juniper Gardens Children's Project, Dr. Buzhardt's interests focus on investigating factors that impact the implementation, usability and effectiveness of technology-based intervention, assessment, and training. He has directed and co-directed several federally-funded research projects from NIH, IES, OSEP, NIDILRR, and local foundations, including the following: He is co-developer and investigator of the OASIS (Online and Applied System for Intervention Skills) Training to train parents how to implement evidence-based practices with their young children with autism. He has been the lead scientist in the development and experimental evaluation of the web-based progress monitoring and decision-making tools for Infant and Toddler IGDIs. He also works with Dr. Dwight Irvin on developing tools and strategies to use sensor data to learn about children's language development and teachers' use of evidence-based practices in early childhood settings.
Juniper Gardens Children's Project
444 Minnesota Avenue, Suite 300
Kansas City, KS 66101-2914
- Web-based Parent/Teacher Training
- Early Childhood Data-based Decision Making
- Usability Testing and Human-Computer Interface Design
- Design Research Methodology
Teaching of Psychology.
Computers & Education.
Education and Treatment of Children.
Electronic Journal for the Integration of Technology in Education.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
Journal of Early Intervention.
NHSA Dialog: A Research-to-Practice Journal for the Early Childhood Field.
The Psychological Record.
Scientific Advisory Board, AB-Pathfinder, Inc. Developer of mobile data collection software (2011 - Present)
Board of Directors
Integrated Behavioral Technologies, Tonganoxie, KS. Provides in-home ABA therapy to children with autism throughout Kansas and Missouri (2002 - Present)
Board of Directors
Century School, Inc., Lawrence, KS. Elementary School (2008 - Present)