Special Education News

Data Mountain: Journey to Educational and Behavioral Success

Aug. 19, 2017

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

Special Education Clinical Assistant Professor Katie Tackett Wins Massey Award

Aug. 18, 2017

The Massey Award recognizes a “teacher of teachers,” who inspires and prepares future elementary and secondary teachers.

Diane Pedrotty Bryant, Meadows Center Receive $1.2 Million Grant to Prepare Doctoral Students Focused on Intensive Interventions

Bryant will serve a principal investigator of the program with Sharon Vaughn and Nathan Clemens as co-principal investigators.

Powell and Vaughn Awarded Grant to Improve Elementary School Preparedness through Interactive Read-Alouds

Aug. 15, 2017

Sarah Powell and Sharon Vaughn to develop interactive read-alouds for early learners

MCPER receives $3.2 million federal grant to conduct a randomized controlled trials study on algebra readiness

Feb. 27, 2017

The new four-year project will focus on sixth and seventh grade students who receive daily intensive intervention from their mathematics teachers.

Removing Barriers to Deaf Education

Jan. 21, 2017

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.

The College of Education Welcomes Three New Faculty Members

Oct. 4, 2016

Meet Nathan Clemens, Christian Doabler, and Sepehr Vakil and learn a bit about their research interests and what brought them to The University of Texas at Austin.

High School Interventions Critical for Teens with Autism

July 16, 2016

Schools are serving more students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) than ever before. Early detection and interventions are proven paths to success.