Gulnoza Yakubova Home People Gulnoza Yakubova Assistant Professor, Special EducationPh.D.Purdue University (2013) Department: Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education Division: EDSPCurriculum Vitae: Curriculum VitaeEmail Address: email@example.comPhone Number: (301) 405-6889Location: 3214 Benjamin Building Research Interests Autism, technology-based intervention, virtual and augmented reality, parent training, life skills instruction, academic supports Bio Gulnoza Yakubova is an Assistant Professor of Special Education at the University of Maryland, College Park. Prior to joining the University of Maryland, she was an Assistant Professor of Special Education at Duquesne University. Her research focuses on using technology to empower the education and independent functioning of students on the autism spectrum condition. She examines instructional strategies that integrate technology —particularly video-based instruction and mobile technology that support the development of vocational and mathematics skills —to teach students the skills they need to have a successful life after school. Her research incorporates the use of technologies while also increasing student participation and skill acquisition in school and community settings, using technology to level the playing field between students with and without disabilities. She is also affiliated with the University of Maryland Autism Research Consortium and Human-Computer Interaction Lab. She has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in inclusive and secondary education practices, single-subject research design, universal design for learning, and education of students with ASD and evidence-based practices.