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Current Awards Recipients

2022 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



Single-Subject Design
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



Quantitative Design
Marianne Rice, M.Ed.
Advisor: Florina Erbeli, Ph.D. 
Title: Efficacy of phonemic awareness instruction: A meta-analysis relevant to the COVID-19 pandemic

Last Updated:  1 February, 2021

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