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Jessica Amsbary

Jessica Amsbary

Jessica Amsbary

Technical Assistance Specialist

Academic Affiliation 

Program Coordinator
School of Education


Applied Developmental Sciences and Special Education,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Early Childhood Development,
Erikson Institute
University of Notre Dame

Area(s) of Work

Biographical Statement 

Jessica Amsbary, PhD, is a technical assistance specialist at the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute where she engages in research and development related to STEM innovations for young children with disabilities and supporting provider and family use of evidence-based practices for toddlers with autism. She is also the Program Coordinator of the Early Childhood Intervention and Family Support (ECIFS) Master’s Degree in Education for Experienced Teachers program at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her primary research is focused on family support initiatives related to very young children with autism and other developmental delays and applying principles of implementation science to ensure early interventions are meeting the needs of families and their children.