Susan Palmer

Susan Palmer

Research Professor, Special Education
1200 Sunnyside Ave., 3103 Haworth Hall

Curriculum vitae (pdf)

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., Human Development and Communication Sciences, University of Texas, Dallas, Texas, 1989
  • M.S., Special Education, University of Texas, Dallas, Texas, 1985
  • M.S., Reading--Special Education, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York, 1974
  • B.S., Elementary Education, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1969


Self-determination, Early Childhood, Access to the General Curriculum

Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship

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Special Education Events
Rud and Ann Turnbull say that their best teacher who shaped their understanding of the importance of working with families was their beloved son Jay. Will you all join me in celebrating this occasion by listening to Rud talk about working with families: . The Department and the Beach Center are members of your family – we look forward to the many ways that we will, together with you, continue to forge paths forward for human rights…

#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