College of Education
Special Education and Multiple Disabilities
Autism spectrum disorders and parent coaching are areas of research for Dr. Yusuf Akamoglu. Specifically, he is interesed supporting parents in facilitating the acquisition of language and communication skills of young children with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities. His research examines developing and evaluating parent training and coaching programs around parent-implemented language interventions. So far this has included an online intervention and a storybook reading intervention for parents of children with communication delays. He also is interested in how technology can play a role in delivering services to parents.