Deann Lechtenberger

Deann Lechtenberger
Texas Tech University | TTU ·  Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership

Ph.D. Special Education Leadership

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August 2003 - present
Burkhart Center for Autism Education & Research at Texas Tech University
Position
  • Program Director for Project CASE and Assistant Research Professor

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Publications (14)
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Introduction This study examines the perceptions of preservice teachers concerning the inclusion of students with blindness or low vision (visual impairments) in their classrooms. Methods Using a modified version of the Preservice Inclusion Scale (PSIS), data were collected from participants in three universities in the United States before and af...
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The purpose of this project is to examine the extent to which factors identified as leading to attrition are present during the practicum of special education teacher candidates. This study will use the theoretical construct of professional identity to describe the identity of candidates and to examine the extent to which professional identity cons...
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This study describes the 1st-year effects of a Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support on four schools in impoverished communities in rural west Texas. The authors present pre- and postdescriptive data that demonstrate the positive effect upon decreasing discipline referrals, lowering in school suspension rates, and reducing failure rates. The authors...
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In this empirical study, the authors compare the perceptions of future general educators on two dichotomous scales (hostility/receptivity and anxiety/calmness) regarding the teaching of students with exceptionalities in their classrooms. A total of 116 teacher candidates from one southwestern and two Midwestern universities in the United States com...
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College students with disabilities represent an increasing population of nontraditional students that often experience difficulty in achieving in higher education. This difficulty appears to be related to students with disabilities needing to request accommodations in higher education, unlike in elementary and secondary education where accommodatio...
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College students with disabilities develop and utilize strategies to facilitate their learning experiences due to their unique academic needs. Using a semi-structured interview technique to collect data and a technique based in grounded theory to analyze this data, the purpose of this study was to discern the meaning of disclosure for college stude...
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The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act mandates that students with disabilities be provided the necessary special education and related services that will allow them the benefit of a free and appropriate public education. Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) are the product of a team planning process that facilitates the coordination o...
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On July 22, 2003, the President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health released a final report entitled, Achieving the Promise: Transforming Mental Health Care in America. In this report, six major goals were identified for improving the mental health service delivery system in order for all Americans to live happy, healthy lives within their co...

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