Jessica J Simacek
- Research Manager
Jessica Simacek serves as the Director of the ICI-led TeleOutreach Center and the TeleOutreach Research Core at the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain. Dr. Simacek is the Principal Investigator on research projects related to the use of innovative distance-learning technologies to improve access to interventions for children with developmental disabilities or complex communication needs and for their families. She serves as a faculty mentor to fellows in the MN Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (MN-LEND) program and her work has appeared widely in peer-reviewed journals focusing on intervention research. She has a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, Special Education, from the University of Minnesota, and is a former MN-LEND fellow.
- Specific disability
- Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)