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Dr. Donna Wakefield

Donna Wakefield, PhD, is an associate professor in the Special Education Program in the National College of Education at National Louis University. Her work focuses on children with exceptional learning needs. She researches the portrayal of disabilities in children’s and young adult literature from both a literature viewpoint and a disability viewpoint. She has presented on making literacy and literature accessible to all by adapting literacy tools for individuals with special needs as well as the use of technologies for individuals with exceptional learning needs.

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Books Containing Characters with Disabilities

Conference Presentations. Differentiated Instruction. Disability Acceptance. UDL. NLU Students Resources. Literacy. iPads. Tech Resources. Professional Development. Special Education.