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 has worked with individuals with disabilities across all age groups, both as a teacher and a clinician. Presently, she researches social communication and language interventions for young children with disabilities, including those on the autism spectrum. Dr. Sandbank is the lead researcher on Project AIM , a scoping systematic review and meta-analysis of all group design studies of interventions for young children with autism. She was awarded the INSAR Young Investigator Award in 2021 for this work. 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. In addition, she has expertise in specific research methodologies, including meta-analysis and generalizability theory. Dr. Sandbank is currently accepting doctoral students who wish to develop expertise in these specific research areas.