Yusuf Akemoğlu

Yusuf Akemoğlu
Duzce University · Department of Special Education

PhD

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August 2018 - January 2021
University of Alabama
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • I was an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Special Education on tenure-track. I resigned from my job due to visa issues.
July 2017 - June 2018
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Position
  • Researcher
March 2014 - June 2017
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Position
  • Research Assistant
Education
July 2013 - July 2017
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Field of study
  • Special Education
September 2011 - June 2013
University of Oregon
Field of study
  • Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education
September 2006 - June 2010
Ankara University
Field of study
  • Special Education

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Publications (27)
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Bilimsel dayanaklı uygulamalar (BDU), okullarda tüm çocukların öğrenme çıktılarını iyileştirmeyi amaçlayan öğretim yöntem ve stratejilerini içermektedir. Son yıllarda, eğitim alanında BDU’ların belirlenmesine yönelik hareket, meta-analiz uygulamalarını yaygınlaştırmış ve tek denekli deneysel araştırma (TDA) gibi alanlarda etki büyüklüğü hesaplama y...
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In the current study, we describe a study of the Internet-based Parent-implemented Communication Strategies-Storybook (i-PiCSS). I-PiCSS is an intervention program designed to train and coach parents to use evidence-based naturalistic communication teaching (NCT) strategies (i.e., modeling, mand-model, and time delay) and reading techniques while r...
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Perceptions of parents of young children receiving early intervention are important to understand. Parents have valuable opinions on the delivery of early interventions services and can provide critical feedback that can help professionals revise their existing early intervention delivery modalities. In the current study, we examined the perception...
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Bu araştırmada özel eğitim öğretmenlerinin OSB’li çocukların eğitimlerinde kullandıkları bilimsel dayanaklı uygulamalara yönelik görüşlerinin incelenmesi amaçlanmıştır. Araştırmada nitel araştırma yöntemlerinden durum çalışması kullanılmıştır. Araştırmaya Adıyaman ilinde Milli Eğitim Müdürlüğüne bağlı okullarda görev yapan ve üniversitelerin özel e...
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Shared interactive book reading (SIBR) is an evidence-based practice for young children with developmental disabilities such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Children with ASD can benefit from structured activities such as SIBR, especially when they are supported by their parents. During SIBR, parents can support their children’s language and com...
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Purpose Shared interactive book reading (SIBR) is an evidence-based practice for young children who are typically developing and those with developmental disabilities or considered at risk for developmental delays. The purpose of this review was to provide a comprehensive examination of the evidence of using SIBR to facilitate growth in language sk...
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In the current study, we examined the effect of a parent-implemented early communication intervention during shared book reading. Three mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder were trained and coached to use a set of reading techniques and evidenced-based naturalistic communication teaching strategies (i.e., modeling, mand-model, and time...
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We describe a study of the internet-based Parent-Implemented Communication Strategies–Storybook (i-PiCSS), an intervention designed to train and coach parents to use evidenced-based naturalistic communication teaching (NCT) strategies (i.e., modeling, mand-model, and time delay) and RTs while reading storybooks with their young children with disabi...
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Coaching is becoming a common professional development strategy to support early childhood (EC) professionals to use evidence-based practices. However, most of the research on coaching professionals in EC settings has been conducted in classroom or center-based EC settings. The authors of this review sought to summarize the current empirical litera...
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Shared interactive book reading (SIBR) is a broad term used to describe the act of adults reading aloud to children, while encouraging interaction by asking questions and engaging in a discussion about the book. SIBR can be used to embed naturalistic communication teaching strategies, creating learning opportunities to promote a child’s language an...
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The purpose of this study was to systematically review the literature researching telepractice and parent-implemented language and communication interventions. A total of 12 studies met inclusion criteria and comprise the final study sample. A majority of the included articles were single-case research studies, and two were randomized controlled tr...
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During the preschool years, children develop several inter-related skills including motor skills and communication skills. In this article, we highlight several communication teaching strategies and describe how practitioners can promote communication skills of preschoolers with disabilities by providing them with multiple opportunities to practice...
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Tamara is a single mother of two children, Isaiah (2 years old) and RaShawn (5 years old). She recently noticed that Isaiah was not developing in the same ways his older brother did when he was Isaiah’s age. Unsure of where to go with her concerns about Isaiah’s development, Tamara contacted a local University child development center that referred...
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Children develop many school readiness skills such as motor and cognitive skills during the preschool years. The development of these skills requires repeated opportunities to practice. Many preschool teachers may not be aware that motor development provides a foundation for cognitive development, and they may be unsure how they can support motor a...
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Interventions designed for children with disabilities and their families should be socially valid. Parent-implemented Communication Strategies-Storybook (PiCSS) is an intervention package designed to coach parents on shared storybook reading and naturalistic teaching strategies. In PiCSS program, the participating parents used the communication tea...
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Children with developmental disabilities (DD) may experience delays in their ability to speak and communicate with their parents, peers, and others. These children often benefit from evidence-based, parent-implemented communication interventions. In the current study, two mothers were trained and coached to use storybook reading techniques and evid...
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Many preschool teachers may be aware of the need to support motor skills and physical activity for their students but they are not sure how to actually achieve this goal. Often preschoolers’ only motor time includes recess or a short movement with music activity during circle time, with limited or no structured motor curriculum. This article highli...
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The purpose of this article was to review and examine the empirical literature on parent implemented naturalistic language interventions aimed at supporting language development of young children with disabilities. A scoping review of 21 parent-implemented naturalistic language intervention studies published between 2000 and 2016 was conducted to (...
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Building rapport with families (parents and children) is recognized as an important feature of effective intervention. In telepractice service delivery, activities and practices that shape speech language pathologists’ (SLPs) rapport with children and families can take different forms of engagement and interaction. Identifying which SLP practices f...
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Children with developmental delays or disabilities (DD) may experience delays and impairments in their ability to speak and communicate with their parents, peers, and others. These children often benefit from evidence-based, parent-implemented communication interventions aimed at alleviating the impact of their delay or disability on their communic...
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We retrospectively analyzed data from a pilot study that examined the impact of the Internet-based Parent-implemented Communication Strategies (i-PiCS) program (Meadan et al. in Journal of Early Intervention, 2016) on two families whose children primarily used unaided augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). The purpose of this analysis wa...
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In this manuscript, we identify and delineate on specific parent coaching strategies that practitioners can use while they are teaching parents to use specific NT strategies in their practices. We explain how and when each coaching strategy can be used and illustrate strategy use through a vignette. The manuscript highlights how to utilize parent c...
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The authors examined the extent to which practices for parent participation in early intervention/ early childhood special education (EI/ECSE) programs. The role of parents in the EI/ECSE is important and supported through the literature. The changing traditional family picture in the classrooms, the importance of evolving laws and regulations and...

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