Dr. Squires has served as principal investigator
on research studies at the University of Oregon on the ASQ system.
She is a professor in special education, focusing on early
intervention and early childhood special education. She directs the
Early Intervention Program and is associate director of the
University of Oregon Center for Excellence in Developmental
Dr. Squires has directed national outreach training activities related to developmental screening and the involvement of parents in the assessment and monitoring of their child's development. She currently directs research grants related to early childhood mental health and systems change related to early identification and treatment of newborn infants exposed prenatally to drugs and alcohol. In addition to her interests in screening and early identification, Dr. Squires directs the doctoral and master's level early intervention/special education personnel preparation programs and teachers courses in early intervention/special education at the University of Oregon.
Dr. Bricker is the former director of the Early Intervention Program at the University of Oregon and a key developer of the ASQ and AEPS (R) systems. She has focused her professional career on the development and study of assessment systems and intervention approaches for young children with disabilities and those at risk for developing disabilities.
Dr. Bricker has been instrumental in the development of graduate-level personnel preparation programs that have produced professionals who are delivering quality services to thousands of young children and their families. She has published extensively in the field of early intervention.
The most important aspects of ASQ-3 [are] the new cutoff scores and
encouraging monitoring of children to promote early intervention."
- Jo Ann Waggoner, Community Health Nurse Supervisor, Healthy
"Defining the near cutoff area on the summary page is a great addition to ASQ-3! No more 'second-guessing' about a child's results!" - Linda Schumacher, The Institute for Education and Professional Development, Worcester, Massachusetts