SECD faculty, students to present at Council for Exceptional Children convention


SECD faculty, students to present at Council for Exceptional Children convention

29 Jan 2019    By Kelcey Buck

Nine individuals from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders will make presentations at the annual Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Special Education Convention & Expo Jan. 29-Feb. 2 in Indianapolis.

Research professor Kristin Duppong Hurley, research assistant professor Jacqueline Huscroft-D’Angelo and postdoctoral research fellow Jennifer Farley will lead three presentations together. The other six individuals from SECD presenting at the convention include: doctoral student Pamela Bazis, assistant professor Marc Goodrich, associate professor Michael Hebert, doctoral student Julia Roehling, and assistant professors of practice Mackenzie Savaiano and Anne Thomas. The full schedule for presentations by Nebraska faculty and students is below.

Wednesday, Jan. 30
2:15-3:15 p.m. – “Parental Involvement in Special Education: Understanding Parent Knowledge, Training, and Access to Resources” – Jacqueline Huscroft-D’Angelo, Kristin Duppong Hurley, Jennifer Farley

Thursday, Jan. 31
11:00 a.m. – “Parent Connectors: Support for Families of Students With EBD” – Kristin Duppong Hurley, Jennifer Farley, Jacqueline Huscroft-D’Angelo

Friday, Feb. 1
2:45 p.m. – “An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teacher Preparation in Deafness and Visual Impairments” – Anne Thomas, Mackenzie Savaiano

2:45 p.m. – “Improving Informational Text Writing Quality and Confidence With the Structures Writing Intervention” – Pamela Bazis, Michael Hebert, Julia Roehling

4:00 p.m. – “Content, Resources, and Delivery Platforms to Engage Parents in Special Education” – Jennifer Farley, Kristin Duppong Hurley, Jacqueline Huscroft-D’Angelo

Saturday, Feb. 2
8:00 a.m. – “Applications of Sentence Combining Instruction for a Variety of Special Populations” – Michael Hebert, Marc Goodrich, Mackenzie Savaiano


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