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Last Updated: December 17, 2012
Associate LEND Director|
|Primary Activity Coordinators:||
Human Development/Child Development
|AUCD Council Membership:||
No Council Membership
National Training Directors' Council
|Research:||coordination of early intervention services across service sectors, medical home,early identification of risk, developmental disability, autism spectrum disorders|
|Education:||A.B.D., Early Childhood Intervention & Literacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (currently enrolled), M.Ed., Early Childhood Education/Special Education, University of New Hampshire, 1997, B.A. Music Education, Westfield State College, 1979, A.A. Special Education, Cape Cod Community College, 1976
|Service:||Proposal Reviewer, Council for Exceptional Children, Division of Early Childhood, National Conference, 2010, Guest Reviewer, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, February 2009, Roundtable Facilitator, David Yoder Symposium, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009, Internship Supervisor, Graduate Intern, UNH Early Childhood Special Education, 2007-2008, Project Coach, Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports Initiative, Community Campus, Portsmouth, NH, 2004-2008, Autism Spectrum Disorders Study Group, Portsmouth School Department, 2006-2008, Consultant, NH Preschool Technical Assistance Network Child Care Consultation Project, 2002-2008, Mentor, Early Education and Intervention Network of New Hampshire, 2005, Facilitator, Citywide Education Roundtables, Portsmouth, NH, 2000, Member, Rockingham County Head Start Advisory Board, 1998-2008, Project Assistant, Public Conversations Project Durham, NH 1995 - 1996
NH MCH LEND http://www.mchlend.unh.edu/
Seacoast Child Development Clinic http://www.seacoastclinic.unh.edu/
NH Institute on Disability http://iod/index.html
University of New Hampshire http://unh.edu/
Interdisciplinary Training Director, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND), University of New Hampshire, 2010-2011
Early Childhood Special Educator, Portsmouth Early Education Program, Portsmouth, NH 1997-2008
Adjunct Faculty, University of New Hampshire, Graduate School of Education, Spring 2008
Faculty Evaluator, College for Lifelong Learning, Portsmouth & Concord, NH, 2002-2005
Adjunct Faculty, College for Life Long Learning, Early Childhood Department, Portsmouth & Rochester, NH, 2002-2005
Boyd, B.A., Odom, S.L., Humphreys, B.P., & Sam, A.M. Infants and Toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorders: From Early Diagnosis to Early Intervention and Service Delivery (2010). Journal of Early Intervention, 32(2), 75-98.
Bailey, D. B., Raspa, M., Olmsted, M. G., Novak, S.P., Sam, A.M., & Humphreys, B.P., Nelson, R., Robinson, N., Guillen, C. Development and Psychometric Validation of the Family Outcomes Survey-Revised. Journal of Early Intervention (under review).
Bailey, D.B., Raspa, M., Sam, A.M., Humphreys, B.P. Promoting Family Outcomes in Early Intervention. Invited chapter for Handbook of Special Education (J. M. Kauffman & D. P. Hallahan, eds). Florence, KY: Routledge (in press).
Crais, E.R., McComish, C. Humphreys, B.P, Watson, L., Baranek, G., Reznick, S.J. Screening for Autism at 12 Months: Physician & Parent Reactions. Paper presentation. American Speech and Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA, November 2010.
Humphreys, B.P, Crais, E.R., McComish, C., Watson, L., Baranek, G., Reznick, S.J. Talking with Primary Care Providers and Parents about Early Screening for Autism. Paper presentation. Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children National Conference, Kansas City, MO, October 2010.
Crais, E., Humphreys, B. P., McComish, C. Screening for Developmental Disabilities and Autism During 12-Month Well-Child Checkups: Physician Perceptions. Paper presentation. University of North Carolina, Department of Allied Health Sciences, Research Forum, Chapel Hill, NC, September 2010.
Sam, A.M., Humphreys, B.P., Odom, S.L., Boyd, B.B., Hume, K., Allessandri, M., Gutierrez, A. & Sperry, L. Key Structural Features of Comprehensive Treatment Models for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Poster session, Institute of Education Sciences, Washington, DC, June 2010.
Crais, E., McComish, C., Humphreys, B.P., Watson, L. Talking To Physicians & Childcare Providers About Autism Early Identification. Invited paper presentation. North Carolina Speech, Hearing and Language Association Conference, Raleigh, NC, April 2010.
Humphreys, B. P., Crais, E., Baranek, G., Watson, L., Reznick, S. J. Christian, R., McComish, C., & Tashjian, C. Identifying Screening Practices During 12-Month Well Child Check-ups. Poster session, Interdisciplinary Training Conference in Developmental Disabilities, Annapolis, MD., March 2010.
Sam, A.M., Humphreys, B.P., Odom, S.L. Key Structural Features of Comprehensive Treatment Models for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Poster session, Conference for Research Innovation in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.,February 2010.
Humphreys, B.P., Sam, A. Evaluating Classroom Ecology: Describing and Differentiating Social Behaviors of Children with Autism. Poster session, Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children National Conference, Albuquerque, N.M., October 2009.
Humphreys, B.P., Sam, A. What do you do when you’re worried? North Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children, October 2009.
Sam, A., Humphreys, B.P. Promoting Positive Behavior Through Intentional Teaching and a Caring Environment. North Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children, October 2009.
Sam, A., Humphreys, B.P., Hume, K., McDonough, S. Ecobehavioral Assessment of Social Behaviors of Young Children with Autism across Treatment Models. Poster Session, International Meeting for Autism Research, Chicago, IL., May 2009.
Humphreys, B.P., Sam, A., McDonough, S. Using Ecobehavioral Assessment to Evaluate the Social Behaviors of Young Children with Autism in Two Treatment Models. Southeastern Association of Educational Studies Conference, UNC-Chapel Hill, February 20 &21, 2009.
Bock, A., Humphreys, B.P., Sam, A., Wood, T. Including Children with Severe and Profound Needs in Early Childhood Classrooms. Council for Exceptional Children State Conference, Wilmington, N.C., February, 2009.