Alyssa Hernandez is interested in implementing evidenced-based practices to address developmental disorders, especially for children who are historically underserved. She also looks forward to building bridges between researchers and community members. Alyssa has been a part of clinical psychology, developmental psychology, and cognitive neuroscience research labs at UT Austin, UT Health San Antonio, and St. Mary’s University, working with a diverse range of participants. Alyssa is an avid Swing dancer and budding gardener. She looks forward to exploring Seattle as she makes the trek from Texas!
The purpose of this multi-site study is to develop and evaluate a multi-phase implementation and sustainment strategy to support evidence-based practice use across different interventions for individuals with autism, settings, and ages. Click here for more information.
The purpose of this study is to identify which evidence-based practices (EBPs) teachers and paraeducators use to more meaningfully include and retain autistic children in general education settings; and the malleable individual and organizational characteristics that increase EBP use. Click here for more information.