Special Education

Sara Kangas Provides Insight into High Percentages of English Learners with Disabilities in Schools

Jun 16 2020 - 4:45pm

Kangas examines through multiple studies how state and federal policies and structural issues in schools can be barriers to learning.

In the middle schools and high schools that she visited for her research and studies, applied linguist Sara Kangas noticed a disturbing trend: high percentages of English learners (ELs) with learning disabilities.  

School Law vs. School Lore

Aug 21 2012 - 2:15pm

Principals, along with teachers and the public, often have perceptions about key issues in school law that are remarkably wrong.  Yet, principals help reinforce these prevailing misperceptions by sharing them with others, ultimately contributing to misguided practices and policies.

Dr. Julie Fogt

Director of Centennial School and Adjunct Professor
Phone: 
610-266-6500
Fax: 
610.266.7126
Office: 
Centennial School
Focus Areas
Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder
Atypical Functioning and Development
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Emotional Functioning
Emotional/Behavioral Disorders
Inclusion of Children with Special Needs
Interventions for Children with Disabilities
Low-incidence Disabilities
Parenting
Positive Behavior Support

Dr. Patricia H. Manz

Professor, Associate Chair of Education and Human Services Department
Phone: 
610-758-5656
Fax: 
610-758-6223
Office: 
Room A309
Focus Areas
Communities and Families
Cultural Validity in Intervention/Assessment
Data Informed Decision Making
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Equity and Justice
Home Visiting Interventions
Language Development
Literacy
Parenting
Poverty and Children
Psychometrics
School Psychology and Counseling