Dale Walker, Ph.D.
Juniper Gardens Children's Project
444 Minnesota Avenue, Suite 300
Kansas City, KS 66101-2914
- Evidence-based naturalistic language practices for promoting the communication of infants and toddlers.
- Intervention with child care providers, teachers and parents to bridge the word gap.
- Progress monitoring assessment and observation practices with infants and young children.
- Measuring fidelity of intervention implementation.
1987-1988, Doctoral Trainee, National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). Department of Human Development & Family Life, University of Kansas.
1988-1991, Research Associate, Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, University of Kansas.
1991-2004, Assistant Research Professor and Scientist, Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, University of Kansas.
1992-1999, Courtesy Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Life, University of Kansas.
1999-2001, Assistant Professor and Faculty Director Early Childhood Programs, Department of Human Development, University of Kansas.
2001-present, Courtesy Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, and Department of Applied Behavioral Science, University of Kansas (KU).
2004-present, Associate Research Professor, Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, University of KS
Grant Panelist, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education (1995 - present)
Institute for Educational Sciences, Early Intervention & Special Ed. (2005 – present)
Bi-national Science Foundation (1998-present)
President, Kansas Division for Early Childhood subdivision presidential rotation (2003 – 2008)
Research Chair, Division for Early Childhood Research Committee (2007-present)