STAR Spotlight Series: Improving Inclusion and Socialization in Schools Through Peer Network Interventions

Who: Gregory Lyons, PhD, BCBA-D

What: Improving Inclusion and Socialization in Schools Through Peer Network Interventions

About: Attendees will learn about peer network interventions aimed at fostering inclusion and socialization for students with ASD and other neurodevelopmental disabilities throughout the school day. Dr. Lyons will present a tried-and-true, step-by-step protocol for adopting and implementing peer networks for grades K-12. Suggestions for modification by grade level and foundations of the intervention, including the research evidence, will be covered.

Speaker bio: Dr. Gregory Lyons has been invested in the education and treatment of children and adolescents with developmental disabilities for over 18 years. He trained for six years with Drs. Lynn and Robert Koegel and earned his BA/MA in psychology and education at UC Santa Barbara. As a doctoral-level, board-certified behavior analyst, he specializes in inclusive practices, naturalistic early intervention, pivotal response treatment, parent education/coaching, and positive behavior support. At the UCSF STAR Center for ASD and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Gregory studies individualized intervention models, school-based socialization/inclusion, and parent-mediated interventions for children and adolescents with ASD and neurodevelopmental disabilities.

We hope to see you there!

Monday, November 18, 2019 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm

LP-190 Auditorium
401 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94143

Event Type

Lecture/Seminar, Special Event


School of Medicine


Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff, Local Community, Alumni, Patients




Department of Psychiatry, UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences
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