Kaylee S. Wynkoop, PhD

  • Assistant Professor


    • BS – Miami University, 2005 – Early Childhood Education
    • MEd – University of Pittsburgh, 2007 – Special Education
    • PhD – University of Pittsburgh, 2016 – Special Education

    Teaching Areas

    • EDEX 110 Introduction to Special Needs: Pre-K to Grade 8
    • EDEX 340 Introduction to Behavior Management in Special Education

    Professional Interests and Certification

    • Autism spectrum disorders
    • Intellectual disability
    • Video-based interventions
    • Improving independent living skills 

    Research Interests

    Wynkoop’s research explores the use of video modeling interventions to improve the independent living skills of students with autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disability.

    Professional Certifications

    • Instructional II Special Education N-12 and Early Childhood N-3
    • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Crisis Prevention Institute
    • Treatment and Education of Autistic and Related Communication Handicapped Children (TEACCH) Training

    Selected Publications

    • Robertson, R., Sobeck, E., Wynkoop, K.S & Schwarts, R. (in press). Participant diversity in special education research: Parent-mediated behavior interventions for children with autism spectrum disorder. Submitted to Remedial and Special Education.
    • Wynkoop, K.S. (2015). Watch this! A guide to implementing video modeling in the classroom. Intervention in School and Clinic, 51(3), 178-187

    Selected Presentations

    • Wynkoop, K.S. , Robertson, R.R, & Schwartz, R. (April, 2016). The Effects of Two Video Modeling Interventions on the Independent Living Skills of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disability. Poster presented at Council for Exceptional Children 2016 Convention and Expo, St. Louis, MO.
    • Robertson, R.R., Sobeck, E., & Wynkoop, K.S . (May, 2015). Participant Diversity in Studies of Parent-Mediated Behavior Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presented at Applied Behavior Analysis International 41st Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX.
    • Wynkoop, K. S. (April, 2015). Effects of video modeling and video modeling plus prompting and reinforcement on daily living skills of a student with autism. Poster presented at Council for Exceptional Children 2015 Convention and Expo, San Diego, CA.