In the news May 12, 2021
Discussing LOGIIC Project 12 – Safety Instrumentation
Ulf Lindqvist and Laura Tinnel of SRI International discuss the recent LOGIIC report on the (in)security of safety instrumentations systems
Laura Kassner, Ed.D., leads technical assistance and research across a broad range of projects, having experience along the full education spectrum, from early childhood, K–12, and teacher professional development, to...
Article September 30, 2020
Dropout prevention in the time of COVID-19
Students on the path toward dropping out of high school often exhibit signals that they are at risk well before they stop engaging in school. As school closures due to COVID-19 separate students from structured routines and educational supports, the…
September 5, 2020
Racial differences in special education identification and placement: Evidence across three states
In this article, Todd Grindal, Laura Schifter, Gabriel Schwartz, and Thomas Hehir examine race/ethnicity differences in students’ special education identification and subsequent placement in segregated educational settings. Using individual-level data on the full population of K–12 public school students in…
Laura H. Wright
Laura Wright joined SRI’s Board of Directors in January 2016. Wright worked with Southwest Airlines Co. from 1988-2013, and was its senior vice president and chief financial officer from 2004...
Article May 17, 2019
Who gets what? Describing the non‐supervisory training and supports received by home visiting staff members and its relationship with turnover
The early childhood home visiting field lacks a basic understanding of home visiting program staff members’ receipt of on‐the‐job training from experts outside of their programs who are not their immediate colleagues or supervisors. To address this gap, we created…
Journal Article February 26, 2018
Job searching, job duration, and job loss among young adults with autism spectrum disorder
BACKGROUND: With evidence pointing to particularly poor employment outcomes for young adults with ASD, it is important to understand their employment experiences in order to develop effective interventions that address their needs. OBJECTIVE: We compared the job search experience, job…
Journal Article April 1, 2015
The Effect of Transition Planning Participation and Goal-Setting on College Enrollment among Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders
This study used propensity score techniques to assess the relationship between transition planning participation and goal-setting and college enrollment among youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Using data from Waves 1...
Article January 1, 2015
Transition to Adulthood: Employment, Education, and Disengagement in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Relatively little is known about the pathways youth with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) take in the transition to adulthood in terms of employment and postsecondary education (PSE). Applying life course...
Article January 1, 2012
The 2012 SESAME Multimedia Event Detection (MED) and Multimedia Event Recounting (MER) Systems
Keywords: Artificial Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence Center, AIC
Journal Article February 1, 2009
Rodent Models of Nicotine Reward: What Do They Tell Us About Tobacco Abuse in Humans?
Tobacco products are widely abused in humans, and it is assumed that nicotine is the key substrate in these products that produces addiction. Based on this assumption, several pre-clinical studies...