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Kyle Higgins, Ph.D.

Professor
Department(s): Early Childhood, Multilingual, and Special Education
Office: CEB 149
Mail Code: 3014
Phone: 702-895-1102
Email: amanda.higgins@unlv.edu

Biography

Kyle Higgins, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Educational & Clinical Studies at the University of Nevada of Las Vegas. She is the past co-editor of the Journal of Special Education Technology and is the current co-editor of Intervention in School and Clinic. For 25 years, Dr. Higgins has investigated the use of technology to teach students with disabilities. She is currently co-project director of Project CONNECT, a federally funded project to train educators to work with students with autism and intellectual disabilities. She also co-directs Project GROW, a project focusing on training teachers to unwrap common cores standards. Dr. Higgins also co-directs the department 325T project.

Research Expertise

Behavioral disorders, general and special education, learning disabilities, technology in special education