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
KCUR has interviewed Jason Travers about his study of disproportionate representation of minority children with diagnoses of ASD. Listen to his interview on : http://kcur.org/post/why-are-minorities-diagnosed-autism-lower-rates-whites

Jason Travers interview about his study of representation of minority children with ASD. http://t.co/yjju7BDTGS http://t.co/kSrppWQuIL


#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