Name: Chris J. Lemons, Ph.D.
Institution/Organization Affiliation: Stanford University
SERA Research Partner Bio:
Christopher J. Lemons, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Special Education at Stanford University. His research focuses on improving academic outcomes for children and adolescents with intellectual, developmental, and learning disabilities. His recent research has focused on developing and evaluating reading interventions for individuals with Down syndrome. His areas of expertise include reading interventions for children and adolescents with learning and intellectual disabilities, data-based individualization, and intervention-related assessment and professional development. Lemons has secured funding to support his research from the Institute of Education Sciences and the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, both within the U.S. Department of Education and from the National Institutes of Health.
What made you interested in partnering with SERA?
The idea to crowdsource special education research is innovative and well-aligned with other initiatives focused on open science and replication. This project is moving our field forward in creative, meaningful ways and I’m happy to be involved.