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Faculty Directory » Anne M. Howard


Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2019
Monday and Wednesday 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Office Information:

Room Number: McKay Complex C176C
Phone: 978.665.3309

Courses Taught:

Special Education

Introduction to Special Education (SPED 1001)
Students with Physical and Health Care Needs (SPED 2510)
Physical and Medical Aspects of Working with Children with Disabilities (SPED 7950)


Collaboration: Co-teaching, Building Communities and Working with Families (EDUC 4550)

First Year Experience

First Year Experience: Asking Questions (FYE 1000)


Ph.D., Brandeis University (Social Policy)
M.Ed., Boston College (Special Education)
B.S., Univeristy of Connecticut (Physical Therapy)

Research Interests:

Positive behavior supports
Inclusive education
Integration of related services

Current Projects:

As a member of the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC) Education Task Force, I was 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.

Chair, Graduate Programs in Severe Disabilities and Special Education Guided Studies

Professional Affiliations:

CEC - Council for Exceptional Children
MDSC - Massachusetts Down Syndrome Conference
FCSN - Federation for Children with Special Needs (President, Board of Directors)
AG Bell - Alexander Graham Bell Association
KDP - Kappa Delta Pi