Tech   in   Action (Tech Playground) in Council for Exceptional Children 2024 Annual Convention

Dyslexia Identification: Texas Legislative Trends in Prevalence Rate of Students by School District Locale

  • Timeline: 2023 - 2024
  • Investigators: Michelle Simmons, Mikyung Shin, and Stephanie L Hart
  • Contact Information: Michelle Simmons,
  • Findings: Accepted for publication in the 2024 Texas Education Review Spring Issue. 

Meta-Analysis of Single-Case Design Research: Application of Multilevel Modeling

  • Timeline: 2023 - 2024
  • Investigators: Mikyung Shin, Stephanie L Hart, and Michelle Simmons
  • Contact Information: Mikyung Shin,
  • Findings: In press for publication in School Psychology.

Bilingual Educational Diagnosticians’ Perceptions of the Efficacy of Cognitive and Oral Language Tests for English Language Learners

  • Timeline: 2023-2024
  • Investigators: Elizabeth Hatala and Michelle Simmons (Faculty Advisor)
  • Project Site: West Texas A&M University
  • Contact Information: Elizabeth Hatala 
  • Funding Source: Traylor Research Grant in Learning Disabilities
  • Project Status: The researcher plans to conduct survey research on examining bilingual educational diagnosticians' perceptions of the efficacy of cognitive and oral language tests for English language learners.

Lived Experience of Parents of Children With Specific Learning Disabilities

  • Timeline: 2023-2024
  • Investigators: Malvika Behl, Kenneth Denton, Betty Coneway, Mikyung Shin 
  • Project Site: West Texas A&M University
  • Contact Information: Malvika Behl,
  • Funding Source: Traylor Research Grant in Learning Disabilities
  • Project Status:  The research has been approved by the Institutional Review Board. The team is recruiting p arents of individuals with l earning d isabilities.

Challenges in Special Education Identification for Multilingual Learners

An Examination of Family Cohesion and Self-Esteem as Mediator of Bilingualism and Reading Achievement among Second-Generation Immigrant Students

Operation First Five: Potter County Parent Survey

  • Timeline: 2020 - present
  • Investigators: Betty Coneway and Traci Fredman
  • Contact Information: Betty Coneway,
  • Project Status: Collecting data

Evaluating Parent Perspectives of Students with Dyslexia

Using Virtual Manipulatives to Teach Fractions to Students with Mathematics Difficulties

Virtual Learning Assessment

Special Education Eligibility Identification Rates: A Comparative Analysis of Urban and Rural Communities 

A Mixed Methods Investigation of Cross-Age Reading Tutoring

Influence of Sustained Scholarship Opportunities on School Culture Acceptance

University-Based Preparation Practices of Preservice Special Education Teachers

Planting the Seeds of College and Career Readiness in Preschool

An Investigation of the Effectiveness of Mindplay Virtual Reading Coach(MVRC) on Reading Comprehension in Elementary School Students

  • Timeline: 2016 - 2018
  • Investigators: Crystal Hughes, Teri Bingham, Adam Weiss, Conn Thomas, Angie Elkins, and Francis Goode
  • Project Site: West Texas A&M University
  • Contact Information: Crystal Hughes,
  • Project Status: This project was concluded and presented to the Center for Learning Disabilities in April 2019.