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Kelly Windsor

Data Analyst and Site Coordinator (EPIC Project)

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Warren 411

Kelly Windsor is a data analyst and site coordinator for the EPIC (Embedded Practices and Intervention with Caregivers) project at FSU. The Epic Project is supported by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education. It aims to help parents and other caregivers provide embedded learning opportunities for infants and toddlers with disabilities during everyday routines and activities. Kelly has extensive experience in conducting and interpreting assessments, implementing interventions directly with children, collaborating with parents, and in coordinating project activities.  

Education

Vanderbilt University

  • B.A., Sociology, 1992
  • M.S., Special Education, 2015
  • Ph.D., Special Education, 2016
  • 15 years at Vanderbilt University working with children and families (20 years of experience total)
    • Served as interventionist
    • Communication coach for parents and service providers
    • Project coordinator

Research Interests

Early communication interventions, early communication development in Down syndrome, caregiver-implemented interventions, and translation of research to practice

Grants & Awards

Federally Funded Grants

  • Project Coordinator for two randomized controlled trials examining the effects of parent and therapist implemented naturalistic language intervention (Enhanced Milieu Teaching) on the communication of young children with intellectual disabilities.
  • Communication Coach for the KidTalk TACTICS Project, a model demonstration project which incorporated both Family Guided Routines Based Intervention and Enhanced Milieu Teaching with the goal of promoting continuity of communication intervention for young children across each of their daily environments.