Research and Outreach

KU campus, Knowledge Mobilization

The Department of Special Education faculty and staff operate a number of research and professional development centers and websites that benefit individuals with disabilities and their families and the professionals who serve them.


Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship

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Special Education Events
It is time for a celebration! Dr. Tracy McElhattan has successfully defended her dissertation entitled: "The Influence of Preschool Teachers' Implementation Behavior on Children's Engagement and Literacy Growth Within a Phonological Awareness Intervention" Congratulations Tracey! Pictured is Tracey and her committee!

Don't miss 10/30 presentation on Irish Travellers! http://t.co/Qs2XJ2huU0


#1 public program in nation for special education
—U.S. News & World Report
2nd nationwide for most published journal articles in special education
Wayne Sailor directs KU’s largest grant, the $24.5 million SWIFT project, to develop a national center to assist schools
A $2.5 million grant will fund research on reasons effective technology tools are underused for students with disabilities