Rachel J. Schwartz
Teaching Fellow

School Affiliations


Recent Grants

University of Pittsburgh 2018- Schwartz, R., and Robertson, R. Increasing Staff Provision of Choices in Postsecondary Services University of Pittsburgh- Student and Faculty Grant ($2,908). Principal investigator.
Schwartz, R., and Robertson, R. Staff Training in Choice opportunities for adults with autism. University of Pittsburgh- Council of Graduate Studies in Education ($1,467). Principal investigator.

Recent Publications

Schwartz, R. and Robertson, R (In submission). Increasing the Frequency and Diversity of Choices Offered to Adults with Disabilities in a Community Program. Focus on Autism and Developmental Disabilities.
Robertson, R., Sobeck, E.E., Wynkoop, K., and Schwartz, R. (2017). Parent Diversity in special education research: Parent-implemented behavior interventions for children with autism. Remedial and Special Education, 38(5), 259-271.
Schwartz, R. W., Ayres, K. M., & Douglas, K. H. (2017). Effects of music on task performance, engagement, and behavior: A literature review. Psychology of Music, 45(5) 611-627
Robertson, R., Sobeck, E.E., Wynkoop, K., and Schwartz, R. (2017). Parent diversity in special education research: Parent-implemented behavior interventions for children with autism. Remedial and Special Education, 38(5), 259-271.
Schwartz, R. and Robertson, R. (In submission). Sexual Education for Adults with Developmental Disabilities: A Literature Review. Career Development and Transition
Stocker, J., Schwartz, R., Kubina, R. M., & Kostewicz, D. E. (under review). Evidence Base for Behavioral Fluency and Mathematics Education: A Review of Performance Standards and Critical Learning Outcomes. Manuscript submitted for possible publication to Behavioral Interventions.
Rachel J. Schwartz

Contact

University of Pittsburgh
5139 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
230 South Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
rjs145@pitt.edu