Dr Dounavi’s research is dedicated to behaviour analysis, evidence-based education, values-driven professional training, developmental disorders including autism, verbal behaviour, learning and communication disorders, school-wide applications of behaviour analysis and parental training.
This research has included work around parent-mediated interventions for infants at high risk of receiving an autism diagnosis, telehealth as an evidence-based practice in the treatment of autism, and explorative studies of burnout and supervision practices among behaviour analysts.
The objective of the research activity is to improve the educational provision and quality of life for individuals with special needs and empower their families by creating inclusive environments, highly trained values-driven professionals and evidence-based educational service delivery models.
Open to PhD applications in the field of
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Name: Amy Tanner
Years of Study: 2015 -
Name: Elena Cló
Years of Study: 2016 -
Name: Janet Ferguson
Years of Study: 2017 -
Country: Northern Ireland
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