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Special Education has re-energized its Concentration in Equity and Diversity. The program explores the intersections of disability, race, ethnicity, language, social class, nationality, gender, and sexuality in education and society. Listen in as Associate Professor Audrey Sorrels and Assistant Professor North Cooc, who lead the initiative, discuss why the concentration is

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Researchers in the Brain and Language Lab at the College of Education are using EEGs to study how young children process words and baby talk.

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Special Education has re-energized its Concentration in Equity and Diversity. The program explores the intersections of disability, race, ethnicity, language, social class, nationality, gender, and sexuality in education and society. Listen in as Associate Professor Audrey Sorrels and Assistant Professor North Cooc, who lead the initiative, discuss why the concentration is

Researchers in the Brain and Language Lab at the College of Education are using EEGs to study how young children process words and baby talk.

Special Education Associate Professor Sarah Powell creates short videos for YouTube that offer tools and strategies on a variety of math topics.

The goal of the Department of Special Education is to be a bridge of expertise for families of children with autism, and for the community. We provide a space for our faculty to conduct basic and applied research. We also prepare our students to create and deliver best practices in

Join Special Education Clinical Assistant Professor Katie Tackett for this Discovery Minute as she describes how applying universal design principles to her classroom benefits all her students, whether or not they have an identified disability.

Ed Talk with Sarah Powell – Early Math Predicts Later Math: Implications for Intervention Across grade levels, early math performance predicts later math performance. For example, math performance in kindergarten predicts end-of-year math performance in grades 1, 3, 5, and 8. What does this mean for educators? Educators need to assess

There are noticeable differences in academics and the employment gap that statistics can show between deaf learners and the general population. Stephanie Cawthon of the Department of Educational Psychology discusses the obstacles and attitudes towards deaf learners that influence their outcomes, and what can be done to combat these. This

Special education researchers are conducting a project using data as a reading fluency intervention.

Marcia Barnes conducts research on the development of reading comprehension and mathematics, and on interventions for children with learning difficulties in these academic domains.

Dissemination-Implementation science has emerged over the past decade replete with conceptual models and studies of barriers to the successful implementation of evidence-based programs. This work has been of limited usefulness to state systems that are undergoing massive changes due to changes in the healthcare system.

Stephanie Cawthon and Carrie Lou Garberoglio are deaf. They have lived the experience—as students and professionals—of working with accommodations and breaking down barriers. Their passion for changing the paradigm of the educational experience in the U.S. for deaf individuals has influenced their work as researchers.

Two College of Education alumni collaborate to help children with Autism succeed.

Three special education professors discuss ways to support the learning of students with disabilities to avoid the summer slide.

Schools are serving more students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) than ever before. Early detection and interventions are proven paths to success, but programs designed to help students with ASD often concentrate on providing early intervention.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention latest report estimates that 1 in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder. Those are daunting numbers, but there is hope. Produced by the Longhorn Network, this documentary focuses on three innovative researchers in the College of Education who are making an

The Department of Special Education and Travis County join forces to help families with children with autism