Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
Blair Lloyd is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt University and a member of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. Her areas of specialization include individualized assessments and interventions for students with persistent challenging behavior, issues in observational measurement, and single case research designs. She is a faculty member in the High Incidence and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs.
Dr. Lloyd works closely with masters and doctoral students on research projects aimed to:
- Design individualized interventions based on results of functional assessments to address problem behavior in the classroom
- Teach and coach classroom staff to implement individualized assessments and interventions to address problem behavior
- Embed functional analysis methods in classroom instructional routines
- Inform guidelines for observational measurement of problem behavior and behavior-environment contingencies in classrooms
Dr. Lloyd is also a Co-Investigator on the Tennessee Behavior Supports Project, a technical assistance grant supporting multi-tiered systems of behavior support in Tennessee schools.
Through a federally-funded training grant, funding is available for students interested in pursuing a masters degree in high incidence disabilities with an emphasis in applied behavior analysis.
- SPED 8400: Experimental Analysis of Behavior
- SPED 8810: Introduction to Single Case Research Methodology
- SPEDH 7620: Intensive Interventions for Students with Severe and Persistent Behavior Difficulties
- SPED 7500: Childhood Aggression and Other Challenging Behavior: Interdisciplinary Perspectives