About the Authors
Yona Leyser is a professor of special education at Northern Illinois University. His teaching and research interests include high incidence disabilities, inclusion, families of children with disabilities, attitudes and teacher training. He has published extensively in these areas.
Susan A. Vogel is a professor of special education at Northern Illinois University. Her research interests include educational and employment attainment, career paths of teachers with LD, university support services, policies and practices, literacy proficiency, and gender differences. She is currently President of the International Academy for Research in Learning Disabilities.
Andrew Brullle is currently professor and chair of the Department of Education at Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. His current interests include a variety of issues regarding teacher preparation, new teacher induction, and special education. He is also very active in a number of statewide organizations that address teacher preparation issues.
Sharon Wyland, M.S.Ed., is the Learning Disabilities Coordinator for the Center for Access-Ability Resources at Northern Illinois University, where she had also taught courses for the NIU department of Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education. She is an active member of AHEAD, the National Learning Disabilities Association and the Orton Dyslexia Society.
Self-Advocacy Training: Preparing Students with Disabilities to Request Classroom Accommodations
Richard. T. Roessler, Ph. D., Patricia L. Brown, M.S. University of Arkansas
Phillip D. Rumrill, Ph.D. Kent State Unviersity