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Victoria Knight

Victoria Knight Assistant Professor in Vanderbilt University’s Department of Special Education. Knight teaches courses on instructional methods based on systematic instruction and access to general education curriculum for students with moderate and severe disabilities, including ASD. She received her Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2010. While at UNCC, she worked on a federally funded grant focused on teaching math and science to students with significant disabilities. She has 15 years of experience, including roles of inclusion teacher and behavior specialist. Her research focuses around three core areas: evidence-based practices, innovative technologies, effective methods for teaching STEM content (science, technology, engineering, and math) to students with ID and ASD. She has published, presented, and trained special education teachers in these areas. She serves on the editorial boards of three journals, including Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities and Focus on Autism and Developmental Disabilities.

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