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United States
Washington State University
special education, disproportionality, culturally responsive, response to intervention, teacher preparation, assistive technology, students with disabilities, international
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About Me

Brenda Barrio is an Assistant Professor of Special Education at Washington State University. Her research focuses in the areas of disproportionality of culturally and linguistically diverse students in special education, culturally responsive teaching in the response to intervention framework, bilingual and multicultural special education, assistive technology, and pre- and in-service teacher preparation.

Recent Publications
  • Dunn, M., Barrio, B.L., & Hsaio-Y-J. (2016). Do iPad applications help students with developmental disabilities improve literacy and employability? Canadian Journal of Action Research
  • Scheef, A., Barrio, B. L., & Poppen, M. (2016). Increasing employment opportunities for youth with disabilities in Singapore through effective school and business partnerships. Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals
  • Combes, B. H., Peak, P. W., Barrio, B. L., Lindo, E., Hovey, K., Lim, O., Peterson, M., Dorel, T., & Goran, L. (2016). Updating and disseminating the Council for Learning Disabilities’ principles of ethical practice: Employing a case-base framework. Intervention in School and Clinic
  • Barrio, B. L. (2015). What are the implications of the increase in diversity for the field of special education? Journal of Mestizo and Indigenous Voices.
  • Barrio, B. L., Lindo, E. L., Combes, B. H., & Hovey, K. (2015). Ten years of Response to Intervention: Implications for general education teacher preparation programs. Action in Teacher Education.
  • Barrio, B. L., & Combes, B. H. (2014). Exploring general education pre-service teachers’ levels of concern regarding the implementation of Response to Intervention. Journal of Teacher Education and Special Education.
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