In this episode of Research2Practice, Erik Carter is here to talk about the results of a multi-year study on effective ways to use peer supports to include secondary students with disabilities in the general education classroom.
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About the guest
Erik Carter, Ph.D., FAIDD, is a professor in the Department Special Education at Vanderbilt University and a Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Investigator. His research and teaching focuses on evidence-based strategies for supporting access to the general curriculum and promoting valued roles in school, work, and community settings for children and adults with intellectual disability, autism, and multiple disabilities. He has published widely in the areas of educational and transition services for children and youth with severe disabilities and has been the recipient of multiple awards, including Patricia L. Sitlington Research in Transition Award from CEC’s Division on Career Development and Transition.