Jane Squires, PhD

University of Oregon UCEDD
College of Education
5252 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-5252
 
Phone: 541-346-2634
Email: jsquires@uoregon.edu
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Last Updated: September 28, 2016

Jane Squires
 

Leadership: Co-UCEDD Director
Primary Activity Coordinators: Early Intervention
Discipline Coordinators: Special Education
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Director, Early Intervention Program
 
Discipline(s): Education: Early Intervention/Early Childhood
Education/Special Education
 
AUCD Council Membership: Council for Interdisciplinary Service
Council on Community Advocacy
Council on Research and Evaluation
Multicultural Council
National Training Directors' Council
 
Research: Developmental screening of children birth to five; Early intervention/Early childhood special education;identification and referral of substance exposed newborns;personnel preparation in EI/ECSC assessment and intervention of children birth to five.

Vita/Bio

JANE SQUIRES, Ph.D.  is a Professor of Early Intervention/Special Education, Director of the Early Intervention Program at the University of Oregon, and Director of the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and the Center on Human Development. 

 Dr. Jane Squires oversees research and outreach projects in the areas of developmental screening, social-emotional competence, early identification of developmental delays, and the involvement of parents in monitoring of their young children's development. With Diane Bricker, she is author of the Ages & Stages Questionnaires, the most widely used screening tool for young children from birth to five years in the world. She currently directs a systems change grant, Family Early Advocacy and Treatment (FEAT), focused on improving identification, treatment, and referral of substance-exposed newborns and conducts research on developmental screening in a variety of settings. Personnel training including teaching courses on early intervention and prevention, early childhood foundations, curriculum, and assessment are among her areas of expertise in addition to developmental screening and early identification of young children from birth to 5 years of age.