Fair-skinned woman in her early forties with strawberry blonde hair and green eyes.

Robin Lynn Dodds

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Disability and Human Development

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1919 W. Taylor St., 711 AHSB

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Office Hours

By appointment


My primary research interests focus on supporting families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related Developmental Disabilities for underserved communities in two ways; through Parent to Parent social support and through parent-mediated interventions for social communication.

Selected Publications

“The Development of a Measure of Readiness to Volunteer as a Peer Support Provider for an Organization Serving Parents of Children with Special Needs”, Doctoral Dissertation

“Behavioral parent training as evidence-based practices for families of children with developmental disabilities”, Supporting Families of Children With Developmental Disabilities: Evidence-based and Emerging Practices

Leadership in the Profession

Parent to Parent USA, Executive Committee, Board Member


PhD, Special Education, University of California at Santa Barbara, 2015