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Jane Squires

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Contact Info

Office Location: 
352 Clinical Services Building 5253 University of Oregon Eugene, OR 97403-5253
Phone: 
(541) 346-2634
Faculty
Professor, Senior Research Associate
Education: 
BA, Stanford University, 1971
M.S., Learning Disabilities/ Special Education, Mt. St. Mary's College, 1973
Ph.D. Early Intervention/Special Education, University of Oregon, 1988
Program(s): 

Jane Squires, Ph.D., is a professor in special education, with research interests focused on early intervention and early childhood special education (EI/ECSE)--specifically screening, assessment, and early identification of developmental delays. She also focuses on personnel development and effective EI/ECSE practices. She has served as principal investigator on numerous research studies focused on assessment of social emotional competence, parent-completed developmental screening processes, personnel training, and systems change related to early identification of young children at risk for developmental and social emotional delays. She and her team operate the Oregon Screening Project, providing developmental screening to all children ages birth-5 in Oregon (asq.uoregon.edu). In addition to these research areas, she is Associate Director of the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and the Principal Investigator on Project SELECT, focused on the development of a social-emotional curriculum for infants/toddlers and their families, funded by the Institute on Education Sciences. Dr. Squires conducts research and outreach in early intervention/early childhood special education and is Director of the Early Intervention Program Research Area. 

Publications: 

Jane Squires is a co-author of the Ages & Stages Questionnaires: A Parent-Completed Child-Monitoring System and first author of the Ages & Stages Questionnaires: Social-Emotional, Second Edition.  She publishes articles on developmental screening, early identifcation, personnel training, and social-emotional assessment and competence.  She has recently published several articles related to early identification of social-emotional difficulties in preschool children, personnel training, and drug-exposed infants.

Research: 

Dr. Squires conducts research in the areas of early intervention and early childhood special education (EI/ECSE)--specifically screening, assessment, and early identification of developmental delays. She also focuses on personnel development and effective EI/ECSE practices. She has served as principal investigator on numerous research studies focused on assessment of social emotional competence, parent-completed developmental screening processes, personnel training, and systems change related to early identification of young children at risk for developmental and social emotional delays. She is currently workin with the Early Intervention Program Research Team on developing a social-emotional curriculum for infants and toddlers and their caregivers, funded by the Institute on Education Sciences.