Academic Area:

  • Special Education, Language development and delays and family-centered early intervention models.

My research interests in the past focused on parents and their children with disabilities, meeting the needs of young children with disabilities, and the evaluation of assessment tools. Currently I am also involved in the development and implementation of effective postsecondary education programs for young adults with intellectual disability and effective transition processes for students with disabilities

Special Education, Teacher Education, Educational Leadership
PhD, Vanderbilt University, Developmental Psychology, 1990
MA, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Clinical and Community Psychology, 1985
AB, Guilford College, Psychology, 1982