Mark Kretzmann, Ph.D. is a post-doctoral scholar at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. His research centers on creating and testing interventions to help children with autism and their peers better socialize at school. For the past 5 years, he has designed treatment manuals and intervention tools for several large-scale studies on children with autism in a variety of elementary schools across the country. Currently, he is working on peer engagement interventions and staff training programs for the Autism Intervention Research Network on Behavioral Health (AIRCB Network), a multisite research network funded by the Maternal and Child Health division of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. Most days of the school year you will find Mark on an L.A. area school playground trying out his latest intervention strategies and collecting data.
September 16, 2014
Kyle talks about his gluten-free life and the gang discusses gender reassignment surgery. Then, Mark Kretzmann, post-doctoral scholar from UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior is in the hatch to talk about autism, socialization, intervention tools, diagnostic procedures, aspergers, and much more!