Outstanding Researcher Award Recipients

2022 Outstanding Researcher Recipient

Jay Plasman, Ohio State University

Thinking Like an Engineer: Exploring the Role of High School Engineering Courses in Improving Science Attitudes for Students with LD


2021 Outstanding Researcher Recipient

Kathy Ewoldt,  University of Texas, San Antonio
Reverse Engineering an Expository Paragraph for Students with Learning Disabilities

2020 Outstanding Researcher Recipient

Michelle Rogers, Clemson University
The Impact of Self-regulated Strategy Development on Upper Elementary Students’
Opinion Writing Performance

2019 Outstanding Researcher Recipient

Alex Smith, University of Southern Mississippi
Technical Adequacy Spelling Curriculum Based Measure for English Language Learners

2018 Outstanding Researcher Recipient

Ashley Parker-Sheils, University of Mississippi
Examining Multidimensional Vocabulary Instruction in Special Education Classrooms

2017 Outstanding Researcher Recipient

Amber Wang, Vanderbilt University
Irrelevant Information and Person Effects on Word-Problem Performance

2016 Outstanding Researcher Recipient

Dr. Lisa Morin, Old Dominion University
The Use of a Bar Model Drawing to Teach Word Problem Solving to Students with Mathematics Difficulty

2015 Outstanding Researcher Recipient

Dr. Anne Brawand, Kutztown University
Proportional Reasoning Word Problem Performance for Middle School Student’s High-Incidence Disabilities

2014 Outstanding Researcher Recipient

Dr. Min Wook Ok, The University of Texas at Austin
Effects of explicit, strategic teacher-directed instruction with iPad application practice on the multiplication fact performance of fifth grade students with learning disabilities

2013 Outstanding Researcher Recipient

Dr. Eric Oslund, The University of Texas at Austin
Can Curriculum-embedded Measures Predict Longitudinal Reading Outcomes in At-Risk Kindergartners?

2011 Outstanding Researcher Recipient

Dr. Beverly Weiser, Southern Methodist University
Ameliorating Reading Disabilities Early: Examining an Effective Encoding and Decoding Preventive Instruction Model

2010 Outstanding Researcher Recipient

Deborah K. Reed, The University of Texas at Austin
The Contribution of Retell to the Identification of Struggling Adolescent Readers

2009 Outstanding Researcher Recipient

Sarah R. Powell, Vanderbilt University
Contribution of Equal-Sign Instruction beyond Word-Problem Tutoring for Third-Grade Students with Mathematics Difficulty

2008 Outstanding Researcher Recipient

Monica Harris, Grand Valley State University
The Effects of Strategic Morphological Analysis Instruction on the Vocabulary Performance of Students with and without Learning Disabilities