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Don Deshler

Deshler, Don
Donald D. Deshler is one of the best-known and well-respected researchers in the field of special education at the secondary level and is a leading scholar in the area of bringing research into practice. He is the director of the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning, which has been providing specialized training to secondary special education teachers for over 20 years, and a member of the Advisory Board of the National Institute for Literacy. Deshler is the co-developer of the Learning Strategies Model, one of the most thoroughly researched and widely used special education teaching methods. Deshler has been the recipient of the CEC Research Award and numerous federal research and personnel preparation grants.