Ryan Kellems

Ryan Kellems


Associate Professor



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Office: 340-F MCKB

Phone: 801-422-6674

Email: rkellems@byu.edu

Dr. Ryan Kellems is an associate professor and Fulbright Scholar in the the Counseling Psychology and Special Education department at Brigham Young University. Prior to coming to BYU Dr. Kellems was on the faculty at the University of Oregon where he worked with the National Post-School Outcomes Center. His primary research interests are video modeling, transition for students with disabilities, post-school outcomes of students with disabilities, assistive technology, and working with young adults with autism in community-based vocational settings. One of Dr. Kellems areas of expertise is using the latest technology to assist students with disabilities as they transition to life after school. Prior to completing his doctoral degree Dr. Kellems was a high school teacher where he worked in both rural and urban settings as a special education and Social Studies teacher.

Dr. Kellems is currently conducting studies exploring the use of Augmented Reality and Live Animation to teach different skills (social, academic and independent living) to individuals with disabilities such as autism, LD and ID.

Dr. Kellems also conducts professional development across the country related to implementing video modeling in academic and community based settings.

Dr. Kellems will be serving in 2022 as a Fulbright Scholar to Budapest Hungary where he will be teaching and conducing research on Autism at Eötvös Loránd University in the Bárczi Gusztáv Faculty of Special Needs Education.