Special Education News

Sarah Powell Selected as Associate Editor of Journal of Educational Psychology

Dec. 2, 2019

Sarah Powell joins the editorial board of the Journal of Educational Psychology as an associate editor.

Special Education Alumna Awarded Classroom Set-Up Grant

Nov. 20, 2019

Special Education alumna Dana Rathbun, M.Ed. ’18, received a classroom set-up grant for first-year teachers from the Texas Association of Certification Officers for the fall 2019 semester.

Meadows Center Receives a $6.4 Million Grant to Extend National Center for Leadership in Intensive Intervention

Nov. 20, 2019

The grant will support the training of 28 new doctoral students over the next five years from a consortium of seven universities including the University of Texas at Austin.

La Introducción de un Nuevo Curso de Autismo en Español

Oct. 31, 2019

Department of Special Education Introduces Undergraduate Course on Autism Taught in Spanish

Toste Elected Chair of DRTx Board of Directors

Oct. 30, 2019

DRTx is one of 57 prevention and advocacy organizations in the Unites States dedicated to the ongoing fight for the personal and civil rights of individuals with disabilities.

Sarah Powell is Co-PI on New $1.4 Million Grant

Oct. 30, 2019

Sarah Powell is a Co-PI on a new project that hopes to improve math, music, and computational thinking in kindergarten through a series of field-based activities.

Special Education New Faculty 2019

Sept. 4, 2019

This year, the Department of Special Education is joined by Peng Peng.

Jennifer Hamrick, Ph.D '16, Interviewed by Fox 34 About Mobile Outreach Clinic for Autism

March 31, 2019

Autism and Developmental Disabilities alumna Jennifer Hamrick interviewed by Fox 34 in about her involvement with the Mobile Outreach Clinic for Autism at the Burkhart Center for Autism and Research at Texas Tech.

Special Education Faculty Members Receive $1.4 Million Grant from IES

July 8, 2019

Special Education Assistant Professor Jessica Toste and Associate Professor Nathan Clemens have received a $1.4 million grant to develop teacher expertise in data-based decision making to improve student reading success.

Powell Earns Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

July 3, 2019

The Special Education associate professor is one of just 11 recipients from Texas and one of five from The University of Texas at Austin.

Summer Reading and Listening List 2019

June 27, 2019

Beat the Summer slump with these book, audiobook, and podcast suggestions from faculty and staff within the College of Education.