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Brian R Bryant

Brian R Bryant

Research Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 232 2320, brianrbryant@aol.com

Serves as a fellow in the Mathematics Institute of the Meadows Center and researches the support needs for those with disabilities and assistive technology applications.

Diane P Bryant

Diane P Bryant

Mollie Villeret Davis Professor in Learning Disabilities, Department of Special Education
+1 512 232 2320, +1 512 471 4161, dpbryant@austin.utexas.edu

Researches instructional strategies and assistive technology adaptations for students with learning disabilities, specifically in Mathematics.

Nathan  Clemens

Nathan Clemens

Associate Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 475 6557, nathan.clemens@austin.utexas.edu

Works to enhance teachers' ability to make data-based decisions, and improve interventions for students with reading difficulties.

North Cooc

North Cooc

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 471 7923, ncooc@austin.utexas.edu

Explores how family background, culture, and school contextual factors influence decisions and trajectory outcomes within special education.

Christian  Doabler

Christian Doabler

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 471 7256, cdoabler@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on the instructional design and efficacy testing of early mathematics and science interventions for at-risk learners.

Terry S Falcomata

Terry S Falcomata

Associate Professor, Department of Special Education
falcomata@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses primarily on the assessment and treatment of severe challenging behavior displayed by individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Christina Fragale

Christina Fragale

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
tinafragale@gmail.com

Works with culturally diverse individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders to assess and treat challenging behavior.

Amanda L Little

Amanda L Little

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 475 6585, amandalittle@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on Early Childhood Special Education with interest in applied behavior analysis, positive behavior supports and data-based intervention strategies.

Mark F O'Reilly

Mark F O'Reilly

Department Chair, Department of Special Education
markoreilly@austin.utexas.edu

Assesses and supports individuals with intellectual disabilities and develops social skill/communication interventions for children with ASD.

Soyoung  Park

Soyoung Park

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 475 8572, soyoungp@austin.utexas.edu

Uses qualitative research methods to identify and support students of English learner designation who require special education.

James R Patton

James R Patton

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 471 4161, patton.jim@mail.utexas.edu

Focuses on adults with disabilities and their participation in higher education, study skills, instruction, and interaction with the criminal justice system.

Peng  Peng

Peng Peng

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 232 9258, pengpeng@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on embedding high-level cognitive skills training into academic instructions for children with severe learning disabilities that address the cognitive impairments underlying those disabilities.

Sarah R Powell

Sarah R Powell

Associate Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 475 6556, srpowell@austin.utexas.edu

Develops and tests interventions for students with mathematics difficulties, emphasizing word-problem solving, mathematics writing, and the vocabulary within math.

Micheal P Sandbank

Micheal P Sandbank

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
msandbank@austin.utexas.edu

Researches factors that influence language acquisition for children with autism by analyzing naturalistic language samples and neural measures of speech processing.

James L Schaller

James L Schaller

Associate Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 471 4161, jimlschaller@yahoo.com

Investigates issues in social justice and rehabilitation systems in relation to gender, race, and disability, and transition into employment from special education.

Audrey M Sorrells

Audrey M Sorrells

Associate Dean of Students for Research
+1 512 471 5017, +1 512 475 6547, audrey.sorrells@austin.utexas.edu

Explores topics in ethnically diverse students with disabilities, veteran students with resulting trauma issues, and professional development for disabled students.

Elizabeth  Swanson

Elizabeth Swanson

Research Associate Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 232 2320, easwanson@austin.utexas.edu

Investigates the effects of infusing literacy, vocabulary and reading interventions into content area classes.

Katie K Tackett

Katie K Tackett

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Special Education
+1 512 475 6566, katietackett@austin.utexas.edu

Oversees the undergraduate program for Special Education, including internships, student teaching, coursework, as well as teaching at the graduate level.

Jessica R Toste

Jessica R Toste

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 475 6551, jrtoste@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on effective interventions for students with and at-risk for reading disabilities, with a focus on motivational process and use of data to improve instructional decision making.

Sharon  Vaughn

Sharon Vaughn

Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 232 2357, srvaughn@austin.utexas.edu

Investigates effective interventions for a diverse group of students with reading difficulties and students who are English language learners.