Susan Palmer

Research Professor, Special Education
Primary office:
785-864-0270
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

Specializations

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


Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship

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This is a moving article that was shared by SWIFT. Please read!
Teacher: I see the difference in educational privilege every day. I live it. I am disgusted by it.
'Almost every day, I slip food to one of my students. Both of his parents are in prison. Or, one of his parents is in prison and the other is dead. We can’t quite get the full story from him....Where there is money, there is education. Where there isn’t money, there is excessive testing, lack of cur…



#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