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Faculty Directory » Nancy L. Murray


Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2018

Office Information:

Room Number: McKay C184A
Phone: 978-665-3770

Courses Taught:

Strategies in Reading Instruction and Assessment of Reading (SPED 2800)
Reading in Special Education (SPED 3550)
Science and Social Studies for Students with and Without Disabilities (SPED 2880)
Students with Emotional and Autism Spectrum Disorders (SPED 2950)
Emotional, Behavioral, and Autism Spectrum Disorder (SPED 8008)
Undergraduate and Graduate Chair
Curriculum and Assessment in Reading and Language Arts (SPED 8016)
Working with Children with ASD in the Inclusive Classroom (SPED 8008)


  • Doctorate of Education in Language Arts and Literacy from University of Massachusetts/Lowell
  • Masters in Young Children with Special Needs from Fitchburg State University
  • Bachelors in Special Education and Elementary Education from Fitchburg State University. 

Research Interests:

Creating Environments and Cultures Conducive to Learning for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Current Projects:

Writing on a book for teachers and parents that focuses on working with children with autism spectrum disorders.

Representative Publications:

Exploring the Relationship Between Early Interventions and Reading Comprehension Skills in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Professional Affiliations:

IRA - International Reading Association
CEC - Council for Exceptional Children
NCTM - National Council for Teaching Mathematics