Special Education ETDs

 
The Special Education Program offers a range of rigorous degree and certificate programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. We prepare educators, leaders, and policy-makers who strive to assist individuals with exceptionalities and their families create personally satisfying lives across a variety of school and community settings. Our outstanding faculty have developed courses, degrees, and certificates that can meet your needs whether you are exploring special education for the first time, investigating a possible career change, or seeking advanced professional development.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Exploration of the Qualities and Interactions of Post-Secondary Faculty Identified as Exemplary by Students with Support Services, Joan E. Green

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The Support Needs of First Generation Immigrant Families with Sons and Daughters with Disabilities, George Jacob

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): Knowledge, Teaching Skills, Preparation, and Needed Knowledge of Saudi Arabian Special Educators to Meet the Needs of their Students with ASD, SULIMAN SALEH ALOTHAIM

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Policymaking in New Mexico: An Ethnographic Case Study, Elisheva H. Levin

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Cooperating Teachers' Experiences Mentoring Preservice Teachers, David H. Lewis

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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"We walk that boundary. It's a tightrope." : A Grounded Theory Approach to the Experiences of Direct Support Professionals Who Work With People With Intellectual Disability and Possibly Sexualized Challenging Behavior, Jason Buckles

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USING COLLABORATIVE WORK GROUPS TO IMPROVE TEACHERS USE OF EBPS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR, Deirdre Muldoon

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Socializing English-Speaking Navajo Children, Christine B. Vining

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Reciprocal Relationships and Creative Expression in Literacy Learning: Ameliorating Disability Circumstances and Empowering Individuals, Laurel Ann Lane

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The Effects of Movie Time Social Learning on Emotion Recognition, Perspective Taking and Empathy in Children with Autism, James Fletcher Scott

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The Support and Encouragement for Expression of the Circle of Courage Values by Special Education Teachers, Daisy Thompson

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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EXPERIENCES OF TEACHERS USING AN IEP SOFTWARE PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES, Evan Borisinkoff

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The Role of Disability in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Amanda H. Heggen

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Preparing Teachers Who Can Effectively Assess Students with Disabilities, Karen M. Potter

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An Investigation of Alternative Language Services (ALS) Received by English Language Learners (ELLs) Identified with a Disability, Christine Romero

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Conversations with former students with intellectual disability and their families about their experiences in high school, Frances Robinson Duff

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Educational Leadership and its Impact on Life in Schools: A Critical Interpretation, Jessica Apgar McCord

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A Retrospective Study of Gay Gifted, Young Adult Males' Perceptions of Giftedness and Suicide, Paul James Sedillo

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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THE SOCIAL VALIDATION OF BEHAVIORS INCLUDED IN THE CRITICAL EVENTS INDEX OF THE SYSTEMATIC SCREENING FOR BEHAVIOR DISORDERS IN MALE SAUDI ARABIA PRIMARY SCHOOLS, Emad Alwan

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A CASE STUDY USING LITERACY ASSESSMENT PORTFOLIOS WITH STUDENTS IDENTIFIED WITH DISABILITIES, Debbie Keiley

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The Effects of a Narrative-Based Social Problem-Solving Intervention with High-Risk Adolescent Males, Kristine Karen Noel

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EXPECTATIONS AND ANTICIPATIONS OF MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS IN PREPARING THEIR STUDENTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY FOR FUTURE ADULT ROLES INCLUDING THOSE AS PARTNER AND PARENT, Mette J. Pedersen

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"You have to care': Perceptions of supporting autonomy in support settings for adults with intellectual disability., Jami Petner-Arrey

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Experiences of Adults with Developmental Disability and a Teacher of Mathematics in the Money Club, Anthony Matthew Rodriguez

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The Relational Worlds of a Child with a Significant Disability, Clare K. Stott

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Exploring the Experiences of African American students with learning disabilities in the post-secondary setting, George Williams Jr

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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EVALUATION OF PREPARATION PROGRAM FOR TEACHERS SPECIALIZING IN LEARNING DISABILITIES IN SAUDI ARABIA, Omer Hussain

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Family Faculty Perceptions: Sharing Their Story, Erin Jarry

Theses/Dissertations from 1998

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An Ecobehavioral Study of Elementary Students With Disabilities In An Inclusive Classroom, Neal Reid Lieberman

Theses/Dissertations from 1992

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Deliberate Response Falsification on Corresponding Subtests of Two Tests of Intelligence: Indicators for Simulating Mental Retardation, Denis William Keyes

Theses/Dissertations from 1958

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Art Education in the Therapy Program of the Cerebral Palsied Child From Eighteen Months to Eleven Years of Age, Eleanor Suggs

Theses/Dissertations from 1956

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A Study of the Educational Opportunities Offered Handicapped Children by the Public Schools in New Mexico, Pearl Esther Thompson