Ph.D. in Special Education: Early Childhood, University of Kansas
M.S.Ed. in Special Education: Early Childhood and Austism, University of Missouri
Dr. Little's research emphasis is on effective, data based interventions for young children with special needs and behavioral challenges and their families. Specific areas of interest include applied behavior analysis, positive behavior supports, and intervention strategies that support and teach children and families in their home, school, and community settings. Dr. Little is the coordinator for the Early Childhood Special Education area and works closely with the Autism and Developmental Disabilities area.
Member, Technology Planning Committee, College of Education, The University of Texas at Austin
Member, Faculty Technology Committee, College of Education, The University of Texas at Austin
Member, ALD Committee, College of Education, The University of Texas at Austin
O'Reilly, M., Little, A., Falcomata, T., Fragale, T., Green, V. & Sigafoos, J. (2010). Interactive Social Skills. Teaching and Behavior Support for Children and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A "How To" Practitioners Guide. New York: Oxford University Press.
Freeman, R., Perrin, N., Irvin, L., Vincent, C., Newcomer, L., Moore, M., Miller, D., Anderson, S., Kimbrough, P. & Little, A. (2009). Positive behavior support across the lifespan: Expanding the concept of statewide planning for large scale organizational systems change. Lawrence, Kansas: Schiefelbusch Institute for Lifespan Studies. (View)
Tyrrell, A., Horn, E. & Freeman, R. (2006). The role of families in the positive behavior support process: Team-based problem solving. Young Exceptional Children, 10(1), 12–21.
Little, A. & Horn, E. (n.d.). Collaborating with parents during family routines to address challenging behavior: Research to practice (submitted). Young Exceptional Children.
O'Reilly, M., Lang, R., Little, A., Sigafoos, J. & Lancioni, G. (n.d.). Agression. Evidence-Based Practice and Intellectual Disabilities. London: Wiley.
Outstanding Student Member Award, Kansas Division of Early Childhood (2007)
Outstanding Woman Student in Community Services, University of Kansas Emily Taylor Resource Center (2006)
|2015||Fall||SED 388: Tch Indivs With Aut Dev Dis|
|2015||Fall||SED 394: Pract In Sed Early Childhood|
|2015||Fall||SED 394: Pract In Sed Prof Eth Prac|
|2015||Summer||SED F386: Fnd Pos Beh Sup Cls Mgmt-Wb|
|2014||Fall||SED 394: Pract In Sed Prof Eth Prac|
|2014||Fall||SED 384: Overview Early Childhd Sed|
|2014||Fall||SED 394: Pract In Sed Early Childhood|
|2014||Summer||SED F386: Fnd Pos Beh Sup Cls Mgmt-Wb|
|2014||Spring||SED 384: Adv Prac In Early Chldhd Sed|
|2014||Spring||SED 337: Intercul Communicatn Collab|
|2014||Spring||SED 384: Communication Intervention|
|2014||Spring||SED 378S: Tch Indiv With Autism Dev Dis|
|2013||Fall||SED 388: Tch Indivs With Aut Dev Dis|
|2013||Fall||SED 394: Pract In Sed Early Childhood|
|2013||Fall||SED 384: Overview Early Childhd Sed|
|2013||Fall||SED 394: Pract In Sed Prof Eth Prac|
|2013||Fall||SED 378T: Reading Assessment And Devel-M|
|2013||Summer||SED F386: Fnd Pos Beh Sup Cls Mgmt-Wb|
|2013||Spring||SED 384: Communication Intervention|
|2013||Spring||SED 384: Adv Prac In Early Chldhd Sed|
|2012||Fall||SED 394: Pract In Sed Early Childhood|
|2012||Fall||SED 384: Overview Early Childhd Sed|
|2012||Summer||SED F386: Fnd Pos Beh Sup/Cls Mgmt-Wb|
|2012||Spring||SED 384: Adv Prac In Early Chldhd Sed|
|2012||Spring||SED 384: Communication Intervention|