Micheal P Sandbank

Micheal P Sandbank
Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
Area Coordinator, College of Education

Email: msandbank@austin.utexas.edu
Office: SZB
Office Hours: By appointment
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Micheal Sandbank is an internationally-recognized expert on early childhood interventions for young children on the autism spectrum. She is the lead researcher on Project AIM , a scoping systematic review and meta-analysis of all group design studies of interventions for young children on the autism spectrum. She was awarded the INSAR Young Investigator Award in 2021 for this work. Dr. Sandbank has shaped the development of international autism early intervention recommendations as a member of the WHO-UNICEF expert working group. She is also the director of the Brain and Language Lab, and is interested in the use of neural measures of speech processing to identify clinically useful practices for language intervention for young children with disabilities. Her research is informed by her past experiences working as a Special Educator and private clinician. Dr. Sandbank is currently accepting doctoral students with aligning research interests.