MEd in Special Education Research Projects

Graduate Student Title Venue (Publication/Presentation) Faculty Mentor
Antoine, Karian Biological etiology and promises of prevention Intellectual Disabilities (book chapter) Polloway
Beyer, Julie Autism spectrum disorders and sibling relationships Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities (journal) Barnhill
Beyer, Julie
Smith, Tammy 
Ethical considerations in teaching self-determination: challenges in rural special education Rural Education Quarterly Polloway
Beyer, Julie Strategies for helping struggling readers comprehend expository text LC Journal of Special Education Polloway
Beyer, Julie
Smith, Tammy
Bailey, Wendy
Criminal justice in individuals with disabilities: Introduction to the special issue Exceptionality Polloway
Bryant, Jennifer Effective instructional practices to prepare secondary students for transition into a post secondary setting: A literature review LC Journal of Special Education Polloway
Burns, Twila Facilitating inclusion: A team approach LC Journal of Special Education Buck
Driscoll, Emily Teaching children with epilepsy: A literature review LC Journal of Special Education Polloway
Field, Selina Video modeling: An effective, evidence-based practice for teaching students with autism spectrum disorders LC Journal of Special Education Barnhill
Floyd, Jeanie Asperger syndrome: A literature review LC Journal of Special Education Polloway, Barnhill
Jacobs, Kelley Defining reading disabilities: Multiple deficits behind one problem LC Journal of Special Education Polloway
James, René Emotional and behavioral disorders LC Journal of Special Education Barnhill
Lubin, Jacqueline Feeblemindedness Encyclopedia of American Disability History Polloway
Lubin, Jacqueline Mild intellectual disabilities: legacies and trends and concepts and educational practices Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities (journal) Polloway
Lubin, Jacqueline
Antoine, Karian
State guidelines for mental retardation and intellectual disabilities: A re-visitation of prior analyses in an era of change Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities (journal) Polloway
Martin, Gerin Transition young children from early childhood special education programs to kindergarten: A literature review LC Journal of Special Education Buck,Polloway
McCorkle, Susan L. Decreasing Self-Injurious Behaviors in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders LC Journal of Special Education
McCorkle, Susan L. Visual Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders LC Journal of Special Education
McDonnell, Shayla Implementation of Token Economies in School Settings LC Journal of Special Education
McMahon, Yvonne Auditory Processing Disorder (APD): Identification and Accurate Diagnostic Procedures LC Journal of Special Education
Menal, Venesta Phonemic Awareness LC Journal of Special Education
Nelson, Marvalin Intellectual and developmental disabilities Handbook of Special Education (book chapter) Polloway
Nicholas, Fabienne Implementation and effective use of graphic organizers in the classroom LC Journal of Special Education Polloway
Scott, Jessica Psychological profiles associated with Prader-Willi syndrome LC Journal of Special Education Polloway
Scott, Jessica R. Reading Comprehension Interventions for Students with Learning Disabilities or Reading Difficulties in Grades 3-12: A Literature Review, 2006-2011 LC Journal of Special Education
Scruggs, April Effective reading instruction strategies for students with significant cognitive disabilities LC Journal of Special Education Polloway
Scruggs, April Rett syndrome: Characteristics, causes, and treatment LC Journal of Special Education Polloway
Smith, Tammy Self-determination for persons with developmental disabilities: Ethical considerations for teachers Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities (journal) Polloway
Smith, Tammy
Beyer, Julie
Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the criminal justice and implications for transition planning Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities (journal) Polloway
Sperduto, Susan Non-responders: Current findings in reading instruction as related to students responsiveness to early intervention LC Journal of Special Education Polloway
Thomas-Jeremy, Jean Facilitating successful inclusion at secondary schools in Dominica: A study of teachers' perspectives LC Journal of Special Education
Virgile, Callista Brenda Assistive technology: A tool for enhancing classroom instruction for students with learning disabilities LC Journal of Special Education Polloway
Virgile, Callista Brenda Picture exchange communication systems: A review of the literature LC Journal of Special Education Barnhill
Vogel, Jeannine Persons with disabilities in faith communities Mental Retardation Polloway
Weis, Marta Autism - The Sensory Piece LC Journal of Special Education
Yang, Lihua A Comprehensive Look of Social Studies Instruction: Seeking Effective Strategies LC Journal of Special Education