Brian Boyd

Brian Boyd

Brian Boyd

Brian Boyd assumed the leadership of the Juniper Gardens Children’s Project on Feb. 1, 2018. Boyd is only the third director of the influential research group in its 53-year history. Prior, he was the associate professor of occupational science and associate chair for research of the Department of Allied Health Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Boyd was previously a fellow and investigator at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at UNC at Chapel Hill. He has been the principal or co-principal investigator of several grants funded by the National Institutes of Health and Institute of Education Sciences to develop and evaluate outcome measures as well as focused intervention practices and comprehensive treatment models for young children with autism.

Contact Information


444 Minnesota Ave., Ste 300 
Kansas City, KS 66101
913-371-8522 (F)

Research Interests

Developing innovative, early interventions that address pivotal developmental and behavioral outcomes of children with autism spectrum disorders to increase participation in the home, school and community.