Diane Browder

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Dr. Diane Browder is the Lake and Edward P. Snyder Distinguished Professor of Special Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  Dr. Browder has over two decades of research and writing on assessment and instruction for students with severe developmental disabilities. She was the 2009 Distinguished Researcher Award from the AERA Special Education SIG and the 2009 First Citizens Bank Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In 2011 Dr. Browder was recognized by the state of North Carolina with the O. Max Gardner Award for research that has made a contribution to humanity.

Area(s) of Interest and Research

access to general curriculum for students with severe disabilities
early literacy
alternate assessment


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