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 is the coordinator for the Early Childhood Special Education area and works closely with the Autism and Developmental Disabilities area. Her teaching and 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.
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.
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)
|2017||Fall||SED 388: 14-Prac: Prof/Eth Practice|
|2017||Fall||SED 388: 3-Tch Indivs With Aut/Dev Dis|
|2017||Summer||SED f386: 11-Fnd Pos Beh Sup/Cls Mgmt-Wb|
|2017||Spring||SED 384: 5-Adv Prac In Early Chldhd Sed|
|2016||Fall||SED 394: Pract In Sed: Prof & Eth Prac|
|2016||Fall||SED 388: 3-Tch Indivs With Aut/Dev Dis|
|2016||Summer||SED f386: 11-Fnd Pos Beh Sup/Cls Mgmt-Wb|
|2016||Spring||SED 384: 5-Adv Prac In Early Chldhd Sed|
|2016||Spring||SED 384: Communication Intervention|
|2015||Fall||SED 394: Pract In Sed: Prof & Eth Prac|
|2015||Fall||SED 394: Pract In Sed: Early Childhood|
|2015||Fall||SED 388: 3-Tch Indivs With Aut/Dev Dis|
|2015||Summer||SED f386: 11-Fnd Pos Beh Sup/Cls Mgmt-Wb|
|2014||Fall||SED 394: Pract In Sed: Prof & Eth Prac|
|2014||Fall||SED 394: Pract In Sed: Early Childhood|
|2014||Fall||SED 384: 1-Overview Early Childhd Sed|
|2014||Summer||SED f386: 11-Fnd Pos Beh Sup/Cls Mgmt-Wb|
|2014||Spring||SED 384: 5-Adv Prac In Early Chldhd Sed|
|2014||Spring||SED 384: Communication Intervention|
|2014||Spring||SED 378S: Tch Indiv With Autism/Dev Dis|
|2014||Spring||SED 337: Intercul Communicatn & Collab|