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Josh Taylor

Training Associate | 827-2885

Josh Taylor, PhD, is a Research Associate for the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (VCU-RRTC) and a Training and Technical Assistance Associate for the Virginia Commonwealth University Autism Center for Excellence (VCU-ACE). His research focuses on promoting lifelong success for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through inclusively implementing evidence-based practices in school, work, and community settings. His research has been published over 25 times in national and international peer-reviewed journals and textbooks. Josh has over 10 years of experience in public schools, previously as an Autism Specialist in Arlington Public Schools (VA), where he trained and coached teachers of students with autism spectrum disorder, grades Pre-K through age 22. His previous classroom experience includes supporting the inclusion of high school students with autism and teaching middle school students with extensive support needs.