Louise Kaczmarek
Emeritus Faculty

Early Childhood in the School of Education: http://upecc.info/

School Affiliations

Recent Grants

Apprenticeship in Special Education Intervention Research (ASPIRE)

Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2017

Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Autism Specialization

Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2017

Joint Attention in Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Apr 15, 2014 - May 1, 2015

Family-Centered Preschool Project

Sep 1, 1996 - Jun 2014

Reciprocal Imitation Training: A Parent Implemented Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2013

Recent Publications

Mrachko, A., & Kaczmarek, L. (2017). Examining paraprofessional interventions to increase social communication for young children with ASD. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 37(1), 4-15. DOI: 10.1177/0271121416662870
Killmeyer, S., & Kaczmarek, L. (in press). Contingent imitation: Intervening early to promote social engagement in young children with ASD. Young Exceptional Children Monograph Series.
Killmeyer, S., Kaczmarek, L., Kostewicz, D., & Yelich, A. (in press). Impact of Parent-Implemented Contingent Imitation on Young Children At-Risk for ASD. Journal of Early Intervention.
Kabashi, L., & Kaczmarek, L. (2017). Teaching social initiations skills to young children with autism using video self-modeling with video feedback. Autism Open Access, 7:212. doi:10.4172/2165-7890.1000212
Kabashi, L., & Kaczmarek, L. (2017). The efficacy of a video self-modeling intervention on peer social initiation skills of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). European Journal of Social Sciences Education and Research, 10 (2), p. 305-321, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26417/ejser.v10i2.p305-321.
Kabashi, L., & Kaczmarek, L. (2017). Evaluating the efficacy of VBI on improving social initiation skills of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD): A review of literature. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 4(1), 61-81. DOI: 10.1007/s40489-016-0098-5
Louise Kaczmarek


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