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Justin Lane, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Early Childhood, Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling
220 Taylor Education Building
(859) 257-3889

Dr. Justin D. Lane is an Assistant Professor of Special Education in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling. He received his doctorate in special education from the University of Georgia and a Master of Education in Early Childhood Special Education from Vanderbilt University. While at Vanderbilt University, he completed the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) training program.

Dr. Lane has experience teaching children in preschool classrooms, as well as providing educational and behavioral supports to families, practitioners, and young students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related disabilities in classrooms, homes, and the community.

Dr. Lane’s research focuses on designing and evaluating individualized interventions for young children with low-incidence disabilities using single subject research methodology. His specific area of research is instruction for young children with ASD and related disabilities with a focus on increasing communication skills, social interactions with peers, and related functional behaviors in typical settings. In addition, Dr. Lane studies effective and efficient methods for measuring and evaluating observational data.

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Research categories: Special Education, Early Childhood Education, Autism, Disabilities, EvaluationBehavior Analysis