|Horace Mann Hall (HM) 56|
Post Doctoral Fellow in Pediatrics, Tufts Medical Center Tufts University School of Medicine
Ph.D.Educational Psychology/Special Education, University of Connecticut
M.A.Educational Psychology, American International College
Courses TaughtIntroduction to childhood disabilities
Medical aspects of developmental disabilities
Family engagement in early childhood
- Prevention of childhood disabilities
- Transformation of underperforming schools
- Infant, toddler, and preschool programs
Recent Scholarly Activity
Kochanek, T.T. (2011). Amplifying the purpose and capacity of public schools: What is essential and what have we learned? Commissioned study for the Massachusetts Departments of Education, Children and Families, and Mental Health.
Kochanek, T.T. (2005). Early education as a threshold to school readiness: What matters? Commissioned Study for the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the MA Department of Early Education and Care.
Kochanek, T., Martin, L., Buka, S., and Williamson, S. (2004). Child care teacher behaviors and classroom practices as predictors of social/emotional competency in preschool children. Paper for the Administration for Children and Families, Washington, D.C. and the MA Office of Child Care Services.
Kochanek, T.T. (2001). Fulfilling the promise of early intervention: Factors related to rates of delivered IFSP services. Journal of Early Intervention, 24, 109-111.
Kochanek, T.T. and Buka, S.L. (1999). Influential factors in inclusive versus non-inclusive placements for preschool children with disabilities. Early Education and Development, 10, 191-208.
Kochanek T.T. and Buka, S.L. (1998). Patterns of early intervention service utilization: significant child, maternal, and service provider factors. Journal of Early Intervention, 21, 217-231.
Kochanek, T.T. and Buka, S.L. (1998). Influential factors in the utilization of early intervention services. Journal of Early Intervention, 21, 323-338.
Kochanek, T.T. (1993). Developmental surveillance for infants and toddlers: The application of knowledge to public policy and program initiatives. In D.M. Bryant and M.A. Graham, Implementing Early Intervention: From Research to Best Practice. New York: The Guilford Press.
Kochanek, T.T. and Buka, S.L. (1991). Using biological and ecological factors to identify vulnerable infants and toddlers. Infants and Young Children, 4, 11-25.
Kochanek, T.T. (1991). The role of the physician in bold new initiatives in early intervention for infants and toddlers. Rhode Island Medical Journal, 75, 275- 280.
Kochanek, T.T. (1991). Translating family policy into early intervention initiatives: Preliminary outcomes and implications. Infants and Young Children, 3, 12-37.
Kochanek, T.T., Kabacoff, R.I. and Lipsitt, L.P. (1990). Early identification of developmentally disabled and at risk preschool children. Exceptional Children, 56, 528-539.