This collection contains scholarly articles, reports and other publications authored by faculty members in the Department of Special Education at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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Submissions from 2018

Meaning Based Reading Intervention Level I, Andrew P. Johnson

Meaning-Based Reading Intervention Level II, Andrew P. Johnson

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Reading Curriculums and Interventions, Andrew P. Johnson

The Reading Process and the Brain, Andrew P. Johnson

Submissions from 2017

Ta-Da! Celebrating ECTA Center’s DEC RP Products, Joan Danaher, Serra Acar, and Aaron R. Deris

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Environmental Modification and Teacher Mediation: Impact on the Literacy Behaviors of Preschoolers With Special Needs, Aaron R. Deris, Cynthia DiCarlo, Dana Wagner, and Kellie Krick-Oborn

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Using Least-To-Most Assistive Prompt Hierarchy to Increase Child Compliance With Teacher Directives in Preschool Classrooms, Cynthia DiCarlo, Jennifer Baumgartner, Jamie Cabellero, Courtney Powers, and Aaron R. Deris

10 Basic Fundamentals of Academic Writing, Andrew P. Johnson

10 Essential Elements for Reading Instruction, Andrew P. Johnson

National Reading Panel: The Big 5 + 5 Pillars of Reading Instruction, Andrew P. Johnson

Three Deficit Areas for Struggling Readers, Andrew P. Johnson

Preparing All Educators to Meaningfully Include Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Programs, Kellie Krick-Oborn and Aaron R. Deris

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Making it Real: Using Field-Based and Practice-Based Experiences in Personnel Preparation, Elizabeth McLaren, Sallee Beneke, Kathleen Artman Meeker, and Aaron R. Deris

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Comparing Brief Experimental Analysis and Teacher Judgement for Selecting Early Reading Interventions, Dana Wagner, Melissa Coolong-Chaffin, and Aaron R. Deris

Submissions from 2016

Using Brief Experimental Analysis and Teacher Judgement for Individualizing Early Reading Interventions, Melissa Coolong-Chaffin, Dana Wagner, and Aaron R. Deris

RTI Basics in 7 Minutes, Andrew P. Johnson

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Effects of an Intervention on Math Achievement for Students with Learning Disabilities, Vivian D. Kitchens, Aaron R. Deris, and Marilyn K. Simon

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The Effects of Special Education Training on Educator Efficacy in Classroom Management and Inclusive Strategy Use for Students with Autism in Inclusion Classes, Lynn D. Parsons, Heather Miller, and Aaron R. Deris

Using SoftChalk™ Cloud to Create Digital Lessons for Online Learners, Claudia H. Pragman, Pat Nelson, Aaron R. Deris, and Kristie L. Campana

Submissions from 2015

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Not Another One: The Over Identification of Hispanic Children in ECSE, Gail I. Becker and Aaron R. Deris

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The Effects of Using A Weighted or Pressure Vest for a Child with Autism, Aaron R. Deris and Cynthia DiCarlo

Deepening Understanding of DEC's Recommended Practices by Using Case Method of Instruction, Aaron R. Deris, Kellie Krick-Oborn, and Cynthia DiCarlo

Job Search (Panel Discussion), Aaron R. Deris and S. Nagaro

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The Outdoors as a Learning Environment: Fostering Postive Inclusive Interactions, Linda L. Flynn, Maria Ruiz, Aaron R. Deris, and Cynthia DiCarlo

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Faculty Experiences from Teaching and Learning Online, Kelly Heckaman, Aaron R. Deris, and Cathie Koss

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Comparison of Transformational Leadership Practices: Implications for School Districts and Principal Preparation Programs, Jeff L. Quin, Aaron R. Deris, Greg Bischoff, and James T. Johnson

The Correlation Between Leadership, Culture, and Student Achievement, Jeff L. Quin, Aaron R. Deris, Greg Bischoff, and James T. Johnson

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The Correlation Between Leadership, Culture, and Student Achievement, Jeff L. Quin, Aaron R. Deris, Greg Bischoff, and James T. Johnson

Teacher Selected versus BEA Selected Early Reading Interventions, Dana Wagner, Melissa Coolong-Chaffin, and Aaron R. Deris

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Teacher Selected versus BEA Selected Early Reading Interventions, Dana Wagner, Aaron R. Deris, and Melissa Coolong-Chaffin

Submissions from 2014

Sensory Integration for Children with Autism: A Review of the Literature, Aaron R. Deris and Cynthia DiCarlo

Effects of Using a Weighted or Pressure Vest for a Child with Autism, Aaron R. Deris, Cynthia DiCarlo, and Cathie Koss

Yes, I am Still a Special Education Teacher: Voices from the Field, Aaron R. Deris and Cathie Koss

I am Here for the Long Haul: ECSE Teacher Retention, Aaron R. Deris, Andrea Robins, and Kellie Krick-Oborn

Preschool Teachers' Perceptions of Aggression in Preschool-Age Boys, Cynthia DiCarlo, Aaron R. Deris, Jennifer Baumgartner, Carrie Ota, and Charlene Jenkins

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A Phenomenological Examination of the Influence of Culture on Treating and Caring for Hispanic Children with Autism, Lynette Estrada and Aaron R. Deris

Reading Intervention, Andrew P. Johnson

Submissions from 2013

Using Q-Sort Process to Assess the Needs of Parents of Children with Disabilities, Aaron R. Deris

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Back to Basics: Working with Young Children with Autism in Inclusive Classrooms, Aaron R. Deris and Cynthia DiCarlo

Submissions from 2012

Tips and Tricks for Including Kids with Autism in General Education Classrooms, Aaron R. Deris

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Are Those Her Uncles or Dads: Working with Parents Who are Gay, Aaron R. Deris and Cynthia DiCarlo

Evidence-based Practices: Using Story-based Interventions to Improve Social Behavior in the General Education Setting, Aaron R. Deris, Cynthia DiCarlo, and T. P. Deris

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Investigation of Social Supports for Parents of Children with Autism, Aaron R. Deris, Cynthia DiCarlo, Linda L. Flynn, Carrie Ota, and Anne O'Hanlon

Q-sort: Examining the Needs of Families with Young Children with Disabilities, Aaron R. Deris and Linda L. Flynn

Submissions from 2007

Support Priorities of Mothers and Fathers of Young Children with Autism, Linda L. Flynn and Aaron R. Deris

Submissions from 2006

Techniques for Successful Inclusive Classroom for Young Children with Autism, Linda L. Flynn and Aaron R. Deris

Submissions from 2004

Interdisciplinary Leadership Program: Preparing Personnel to be Cross-Culturally Competent, Linda L. Flynn and Aaron R. Deris

Including Young Children with Disabilities into Outside Play, Linda L. Flynn, Aaron R. Deris, and E. Hagelman

Submissions from 2003

Modifying the Classroom Environment for Students with Autism, Aaron R. Deris and J. Mora

Submissions from 2001

The Chartwell Center: An Innovative School for Children with Autism, J. Mora, Aaron R. Deris, T. Johnson, and L. Wesfeldt

The Chartwell Center: An Innovative School for Children with Autism, J. Mora, G. Melerine, Aaron R. Deris, and T. Johnson