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Fully completing the member profile will allow IASE members to share and exchange professional interests in research and related projects.




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NART-Bulgaria
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Male
36 years old

Olayemi Akinola
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Female
About Me

My name is Olayemi Akinola, I am a doctoral student in the Department of Special Education at the University of Texas at Austin. My core concentration is Rehabilitation Counselor Education. I was born and raised In Nigeria and I relocated to the United States five years ago  for my graduate studies.


Affiliations:

The University of Texas at Austin.

Areas of professional interests and/or research:

My core concerntration is Rehabiliation Counselor Education. My research interests are vocational rehabilitation of youths with disabilities in Nigeria, career development for youths with disabilities, assistive technology and employment of people with disabilities. I am also interested in understanding the vocational challenges of people with disabilities in Nigeria.


Oliver
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Male

Ope-Oluwa
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Female

Patricia Lund
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About Me

I teach students with significant disabilities in Texas. When I am not teaching I love to travel. I have been to Tanzania, Nepal, El Salvador, Honduras, Peru and various parts of Europe. When I travel I love to climb mountains and do volunteer work. 


Affiliations:

I am a member of the Council for Exceptional Children. I recently finished my Masters Degree in Special Education and I am currently finishing up my certification to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. 

Areas of professional interests and/or research:

My professional interests include working with students who have severe behaviors; working with transition age students and teaching vocational skills using technology. 


Paulo
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Pia Persson
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Female
About Me

I am working at The National Agency of Special Needs Education and Schools in Sweden as an advisor. I have a long experince of Special education and as a school leader. I am specially interesting in how to realize invclusive schools as well as international exchange in the field of special education.

I have been in Tunisia where i made the field study to my master of first level. The thesis is about how Tunisia is approaching special eduaction and in what way it is inclusive.

My master of second level has the title Accessible Learning Environments for Cildren and Pupils, Teachers and School leaders. One way towards Inclusion. The study elucidate how the supportive material Asessment Tool for Accessible Eduvcation of the National Agency of Special Education and Schoolsand how it cintributes to the change in the learning environment among preschools and schools.



Priti Haria
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Female
About Me

Currently, I am an Assistant Professor of Special Education at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (IUSA). At  Stockton college,  I am responsible for teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in special education, developmental reading instruction, and research methods.

I completed my  Ph. D in Education from University of Delaware and have master’s degrees in Special Education and Elementary Education from Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA and University of Scranton, Scranton, PA respectively.  

I have several years of teaching and research experience in the education field in various settings (i.e., special education classrooms, inclusive classrooms, etc.) in the United States and India.

 I have co-presented at national and international conferences and co-authored peer-reviewed journal articles on: enhancing read alouds for early learners by including systematic instruction in reading comprehension and vocabulary, and developing instruction in genre-specific reading comprehension strategy for struggling upper elementary and adolescent learners within the context of persuasive genre.

My research interests include: developing vocabulary and reading comprehension instruction for struggling readers, enhancing text-based discourse within the context of reading-writing instruction for students with language and learning difficulties, and developing curriculum in critical analysis of argumentative/persuasive text for school-age children with learning differences. In addition, I am interested in working with international community to work on core reading and writing skills for children with learning differences. Thus, I am very much interested in collaborating with international faculty to develop instrucitonal and assessment methods to address the needs of learners.


Affiliations:

Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, USA.

Areas of professional interests and/or research:

My research interests include: developing vocabulary and reading comprehension instruction for struggling readers, enhancing text-based discourse within the context of reading-writing instruction for students with language and learning difficulties, and developing curriculum in critical analysis of argumentative/persuasive text for school-age children with learning differences. In addition, I am interested in working with international community to work on core reading and writing skills for children with learning differences. Thus, I am very much interested in collaborating with international faculty to develop instrucitonal and assessment methods to address the needs of learners.


Rahul Ganguly
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Male

Renata
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Female
49 years old

Renata Ticha
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Female
44 years old
About Me



Affiliations:

Institute on Community Integration

University of Minnesota

Areas of professional interests and/or research:

Assessment for students with significant cognitive disabilities

Inclusive service learnig

International special education

Reserach methodology


Renely Antoinette Casera
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Female

Ritu Chopra
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Female
About Me

I am  the Executive Director of The Paraprofessional Resource and Research Center (The PAR²A Center( and I am an Assistant Research Professor at the School of Education and Human Development (SEHD) of the University of Colorado Denver.  I have been responsible for grant administration, training, research, and fiscal management at the Center for the last 15 years. I am currently the Principal Investigator and Lead Project Director on six projects funded by various funding agencies: U.S. Department of Education (Office of Innovation and Improvement and Office of Special Education Programs); Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE); and, the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS). In addition, I worked for over 10 years in the capacity of a teacher, trainer, researcher and administrator in various educational institutions in my native country, India. I completed my Ph.D. in the Educational Leadership and Innovation program at the University of Colorado Denver in 2002 with recognition as an outstanding graduate.

 


Affiliations:

The Paraprofessional Resource and Research Center (The PAR²A Center),  School of Education and Human Development (SEHD at University of Colorado Denver

Areas of professional interests and/or research:

My  research and professional interests are focused on the roles of teachers and paraeducators, professional development and the supervision of paraeducators and collaboration among paraeducators, teachers, parents, and leadership in inclusive schools.I have published a book, several articles and instructional materials in the U.S. as well as in India.


Roberto Pineda Chavarria
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Male
About Me

Biologist researcher in education, neurophisiology of learning and complexity of human nature.

Special education collaborator in development countries.


Affiliations:

Universidad Ricardo Palma

Universidad Jose Carlos Mariategui

Instituto San Gabriel Arcangel

Red de Docentes de Latinoamerica y el Caribe

 

ISCB - International Society for Computational Biology

NEURON Perú




Areas of professional interests and/or research:

Mental Disability Epigenetics

Special Education Awarenes

Human Diversity 

Cognitive Biology

 

 

Physiology of Emotions



Rosalie Woodside
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Female
72 years old
About Me

I have over forty years experience in early childhood special education and over thirty years in inclusion educatin.


Affiliations:

Rivendell School,  brooklyn NY US

Areas of professional interests and/or research:

inclusion

early intervention

autism


Samantha Mrstik
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Female
42 years old
About Me



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Sandra Trevethan
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Female
62 years old

Sara
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Female
39 years old

Sarah
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Female
38 years old
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