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Carolyn Hughes, Ph.D.

Carolyn Hughes, Ph.D. Biography:

Carolyn Hughes, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and Project Director of the federally funded Metropolitan Nashville Peer Buddy Program. In 1990, she received her doctoral degree in special education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, specializing in the areas of secondary transition and employment and self-management strategies. At Vanderbilt University, Dr. Hughes teaches courses in behavior management and the transition from school to adult life and manages several federally funded research and personnel preparation grants. She conducts research and publishes widely in the areas of self-instruction and self-determination, supporting the transition from school to adult life, and social interaction and social inclusion of high school students. Dr. Hughes is a coauthor of Teaching Self-Determination to Students with Disabilities: Basic Skills for Successful Transition (Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 1998) and is on the editorial board of the American Journal on Mental Retardation, Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, Journal of The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, Journal of Behavioral Education, and Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions. In addition, Dr. Hughes taught general and special education classes in public schools in Montana for 10 years.


Carolyn Hughes, Ph.D.'s Books

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  • Peer Buddy Programs for Successful Secondary School Inclusion

    ISBN: 978-1-55766-980-3

    Description

    A practical and straightforward peer buddy program that promotes inclusion, encourages development of social relationships, and improves academic achievement of students with and without disabilities.

    Paperback $32.95 Qty:
  • The New Transition Handbook

    ISBN: 978-1-59857-199-8

    Description

    The thoroughly revised edition of the bestselling The Transition Handbook, this practical guide gives you more than 500 research-based, teacher-tested strategies that help students with disabilities make a smooth transition to adulthood.

    Paperback w/CD-ROM $39.95 Qty:
  • Life Beyond the Classroom

    ISBN: 978-1-59857-232-2

    Description

    Get the fully revised fifth edition of the landmark transition textbook—now updated with new chapters on current topics, all the latest best practices and research, more practical strategies, and an unrivaled package of multimedia instructor materials.

    Hardcover $82.95 Qty:
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