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Phillip S. Strain, PhD
Professor, Educational Psychology and Psychiatry, School of Education and Human Development
Director, Positive Early Learning Experiences Center
Phillip Strain is professor of educational psychology and psychiatry at the University of Colorado, Denver and director of the Positive Early Learning Experiences Center.
He is the author of over 300 professional papers in the early intervention field, has served on the editorial boards of over 20 professional journals, has been the principal investigator of grants totaling more than 50 million dollars and has been recognized with distinguished career awards on three separate occasions.
authored the original grant that funded the development of the LEAP model for young children with autism in 1980, conducted the largest randomized, controlled trial of an autism intervention (LEAP) to date (Strain & Bovey, 2011) and recently received federal funding to conduct a long-term follow-up on participants from the randomized trial.