Grants, Contacts, Centers and Clinics
Leanne S. Hawken, Ph.D.
- Tier 2/Secondary Level Behavioral Interventions
- School-Wide Positive Behavior Support
- Functional Behavioral Assessment
Susan Johnston, Ph.D.
- Augmentative and Alternative Communication
- Early Communication and Language Intervention
- Emerging Literacy
- Early Childhood Special Education
Catherine Nelson, Ph.D.
- Assessment of children with multiple disabilities including deafblindness,
- Reduction of stress in children with severe multiple disabilities
- Increasing social initiations of young children with autism through the use of visual supports
- Education of children who are deafblind in developing countries
Andrea McDonnell, Ph.D.
- Embedded instruction and emergent literacy
- Inclusive early childhood programs
- Family-professional partnerships
- Interdisciplinary professional and leadership preparation programs
John McDonnell, Ph.D.
- Curriculum and Instruction
- Secondary and Transition Programs
- Inclusive Education
Rob O'Neill, Ph.D.
- Functional assessment
- Function-based interventions
- Schoolwide positive behavior support
- Gender issues in emotional/behavioral disorders
- Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Chris Bischke, Ph.D.
- Individuals with visual impairments
- Expanded Core Curriculum
- Cortical Visual Impairment /Cerebral Visual Impairment
- Family Support and Education
Breda O'Keeffe, Ph.D.
- Academic and behavior supports for culturally and linguistically diverse students
- Assessment for students with mild/moderate disabilities
- Reading assessment and intervention
Sharlene Kiuhara, Ph.D.
My research focuses on developing interventions that improve teaching practices and learning outcomes for K-12 students who have high incidence disabilities. My currrent work investigates the effects of using the Self-Regulated Strategy Development framework (a strategic approach for developing written expression skills and self-regulation of the writing process) for constructing arguments within a multi-tiered system of instructional supports in language arts, math, and science classrooms.