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Education

  • BA, King Saud University, 2007
  • M.Ed, University of San Diego, 2012

Faculty Mentor

  • Dr. Elizabeth Crais

Credentials

  • California State Teaching Credential
  • Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) certified therapist

Awards and Honors

  • Ministry of Higher Education Scholarship Award, Saudi Arabia, 2009
  • Ministry of Higher Education Scholarship Award, Saudi Arabia, 2015

Research Interests

  • Early identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in young children.
  • Key ingredients in effective early intervention programs for infants and toddlers at-risk for ASD
  • Parent-mediated interventions with linguistically and culturally diverse populations
  • Gender differences in ASD
  • Dissemination of evidence-based practice in the community
  • Translation and adaptation of assessment instruments
  • Typical social communication development in young children

Groups

Early Development Project-2 (EDP-2)

Ashwaq Alzamel