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Faculty Directory » Anne E. Howard


Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2017
Monday 12:30 - 1:45
Wednesday 2:00 - 4:00

Office Information:

Room Number: McKay C176C
Phone: 978-665-3309

Courses Taught:

Understanding Diversity and Disability (SPED 2210)
Collaboration: Co-teaching, Building Communities and Working with Families (EDUC 3550)
Students with Physical and Health Care Needs (SPED 2510)
Literature and Disabilities (ENGL 2300)
Physical and Medical Aspects of Working with Children with Disabilities (SPED 7950)
Behavior Analysis and Support for Students with Severe Disabilities (SPED 8020)
Research Application Seminar (SPED 9002)
Action Research in Special Education - Guided Studies (SPED 9021)
Current Issues in Special Education (SPED 9400)
Graduate Chair of Severe Disabilities Program


Ph.D., Social Policy, Brandeis University
M.Ed., Special Education, Boston College
BS, Physical Therapy, Univeristy of Connecticut

Research Interests:

Positive behavior supports
Inclusive education
Integration of related services
Distance education

Current Projects:

As a member of the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC) Education Task Force, I am very actively involved in writing an Educator's Manual. This is designed to support both general and special educators to successfully teach and support students with Down syndrome in inclusive educational settings.

Professional Affiliations:

Council for Exceptional Children
Massachusetts Down Syndrome Conference
Federation for Children with Special Needs, Board Member
Alexander Graham Bell Association