Current Awards Recipients
2021 DR Research Awardees
Martin J. Kaufman Distinguished Early Career Research Award
Dr. Robin Parks Ennis, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Early Career Publication Award
Dr. Emily Kuntz of the University of Oklahoma
"Effects of a collaborative planning and consultation framework to increase participation of students with severe disabilities in general education classes," published in Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities (Kuntz & Carter, 2021).
DR Student Research Awardees
Mixed Methods Design
Michelle M. Sands, M.Ed.
Advisor: Hedda Meadan, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Professor, University of Illinois
Title: Principals' perceptions related to transition to Kindergarten for children with disabilities: A mixed-methods study
Megan E. Carpenter, Ph.D.
Advisor: Ya-yu Lo, Ph.D. Professor, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Title: Effects of Check-In/Check-Out on the behavior of students with Autism Spectrum
Disorder who have extensive support needs
Marianne Rice, M.Ed.
Advisor: Florina Erbeli, Ph.D.
Title: Efficacy of phonemic awareness instruction: A meta-analysis relevant to the COVID-19 pandemic