Aleksandra Hollingshead

Aleksandra Hollingshead is an assistant professor of special education at the University of Idaho. She received her doctorate in special education from the University of Cincinnati in 2013. Alex was born in Poland and moved to the United States in 2003. Alex earned her master degree in special education and worked as an intervention specialist with students with severe autism and significant behavior challenges. Alex’s main research interests include academic engagement of students with autism and severe disabilities, as well as topics related to instructional and assistive technology. Her dissertation was on redefining engagement for students with severe disabilities to include not only behavioral, but also cognitive and emotional components.

  • Company/Org:University of Idaho
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