Special and Inclusive Education Research SIG 113


SIG Purpose

 

 

Special and Inclusive Education Research SIG Purpose

The purpose of the Special and Inclusive Education Research (SIER) SIG is to promote the study and dissemination of topics, research-based practices, and research methodologies related to implementation, access, equity, progress, and outcomes in the education of persons with disabilities and their families, advancing equality of opportunity, full participation, independent living, and economic self-sufficiency throughout the lifespan.

 

SIG Activities

The SIER-SIG sponsors sessions, holds a business meeting, mentoring meeting, and hosts a light reception every year at AERA's annual meeting. In addition, each year the SIER-SIG presents the Distinguished Research Award and Student Dissertation Award to recognize outstanding contributions to the field of special education research as well as travel grants to graduate students.