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Dr. Terrri Cooper Swanson

Instructor, Teaching and Leadership

KC Metro |913-529-4487, ext. 222 | tswanson@pittstate.edu

Responsibilities

  • Coordinator of the Autism Certificate
  • Advise students completing the Autism Certificate
  • Teach courses related to teacher preparation in special education

Courses Taught

  • Autism Certificate:
    • SPED 812 Characteristics of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
    • SPED 814 Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Strategies for School and Community
    • SPED 821 Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Strategies for Building Social Relationships
    • SPED 830 Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Early Childhood
    • SPED 823 Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Inclusive Classroom
    • SPED 827 Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Understanding Sensory Processing Issues
    • SPED 829 Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Issues in Transitions
    • SPED 831 Family Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Family Engagement
  • Masters of Science Degree in Special Education Teaching:
    • SPED 852: Characteristics of Students with Low Incidence Learning Needs
    • SPED 853: Teaching Students with Low Incidence Learning Needs
    • SPED 860: Practicum/Low Incidence Learning Needs
  • Masters of Arts Degree in Teaching (Special Ed/Alternative Licensure)
    • SPED 744: Special Education Technology
  • Education Specialists in Advanced Studies in Leadership (Special Education)
    • SPED 912: Characteristics of Students with ASD
    • SPED 914: Teaching Students with ASD: Research Strategies for School and Community
  • Undergraduate
    • SPED 520: Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Education

  • PhD University of Kansas (emphasis in Autism Spectrum Disorders)
  • MSED University of Kansas
  • BS State University of New York at Fredonia

Research Interests

  • Evidence-based practices for autism
  • Teacher preparation and professional development

Other Information

  • Distance Learning Coordinator, TASN-Autism and Tertiary Behavior Supports
  • Appointed Member, Kansas Governor’s Commission on Autism

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