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Faculty Directory » Anne E. Howard

Education

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2018
Wednesdays: 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 12:30-1:45 p.m.

Office Information:

Room Number: McKay C176C
Phone: 978-665-3309
Email: anhoward@fitchburgstate.edu

Courses Taught:

Understanding Diversity and Disability (SPED 2210)
Collaboration: Co-teaching, Building Communities and Working with Families (EDUC 4550)
Students with Physical and Health Care Needs (SPED 2510)
Physical and Medical Aspects of Working with Children with Disabilities (SPED 7950)
Behavior Analysis and Support for Students with Severe Disabilities (SPED 8020)

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

Education:

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
 

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.

Professional Affiliations:

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