Dr. Silliman-French's current research focus is on the investigation of pedagogical techniques to improve the physical and motor performance of individual with intellectual disabilities; specifically in the areas of assessment and behavior management.
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Areas of Expertise (5)
Texas Woman's University: Ph.D., Kinesiology - Adapted Physical Education
Texas Woman's University: M.S., Kinesiology/Special Education
SUNY Cortland: B.S., Physical Education
- Adapted Physical Education (Journal) : Member National Standards Editorial Committee
Physical educators need to make an effort to catch students being good and recognize them for their positive accomplishments. Unfortunately, it is usually the students who act inappropriately who receive the majority of the teachers' attention. In order to help ...
Within the RTI framework, Tier 1 is often referred to as “primary supports and interventions.” Tier 1 occurs in the general education setting and involves the least intensive delivery of services (NRCLD, 2006). Universal screenings (school-wide assessments) are conducted ...
Philosophically, the purpose of education is to assist all students in becoming as independent and productive as possible within their capabilities. Traditionally, school systems have developed curricula in which the majority of the students are able to excel. ...
It is clear that the first step in remedying this problem is to create a more effective collaborative environment. In addition, the prospective special education paraprofessionals must be directly informed in writing on the job descriptions that assisting in physical ...
With the implementation of the inclusion concept, thousands of students throughout the United States who previously were provided physical education services in segregated environments are now in regular physical educations settings, While there is a debate as to the appropriateness of these services in integrated setting for some of these students ...