School of EducationDepartment
Teaching Learning and Culture: Undergraduate Childhood Education, Graduate Childhood Education, Educational Theatre
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Ed.D. Teachers College, Columbia University
Department of Curriculum and Teaching
Disability Studies/Learning Disabilities, 2005
M.A. Furman University
Special Education/Learning Disabilities, 1984
B.A. Furman University
Special Education/Emotional Handicaps, 1978
EDCE 41500 Student Teaching Seminar in Childhood Education
EDCE 4500K Disability Studies and the Arts
EDCE 6000K Introduction to Educating Language Minority Students with Disabilities
Qualitative Research: Disability Studies in Education
Primary focus: intersectionality of race, class, gender, language, culture, and disability
- parents and families of children with disabilities
- parent and professional collaboration in schools
- disability studies in education—implications for classrooms, parents, and research
- implementation of inclusive classroom practices
- disability and the arts
Valle, J. W., & Connor, D.J. (2010). Rethinking disability: A disability studies approach to inclusive practices. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Valle, J. W. (2009). What mothers say about special education: From the 1960s to the present. New York, NY: Palgrave.
Baglieri, S., Bejoian, L., Broderick, A., Connor, D. J., & Valle, J. W. (in press).
[Re]claiming” inclusive education” toward cohesion in educational reform:
Disability studies unravels the myth of the normal child. Teachers
Valle, J.W., Connor, D.J., Broderick, A., Bejoian, L., & Baglieri. (in press). Creating alliances against exclusive practices. Teachers College Record.
Valle, J.W. (in press). Down the rabbit hole: A commentary on research about parents and special education. Remedial and Special Education.
Baglieri, S., Valle, J., Connor, D., & Gallagher, D. (in press). Disability studies in
education: The need for a plurality of perspectives on disability. Remedial and Special Education.
Valle, J., Connor, D., & Reid, D. K. (2006). IDEA at 30: Looking back, facing forward: A disability studies perspective. Special Series: Disability Studies Quarterly, (on-line journal).
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