Dr. M. Lynn Aylward (Professor, Acadia University, Nova Scotia) collaborates with community advocacy groups (e.g., People First, Learning Disabilities Association). Her research is in the areas of teacher education and postsecondary education with a focus on how we construct the category of "dis/ability".
Dr. Lynn Aylward's full bio.
Dr. Gabrielle Young (Assistant Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland) began her position in July 2011 and has recently completed her Ph.D. She has already connected with the community, the school board, and the Department of Education in Newfoundland.
Dr. Gabrielle Young's full bio.
Dr. Kimberly Maich (Associate Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland) has worked as an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) consultant and Program Co-ordinator with McMaster Children's Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario. Before moving to Memorial University, she was an assistant professor in the faculty of education at Brock University.
Dr. Jamie Metsala (Professor, Mount St. Vincent University, Nova Scotia) is the Gail and Stephen Jarislowsky Chair in Learning Disabilities (appointed July 1, 2011). She has begun collaboration with representatives from the Nova Scotia Department of Education concerning both children with learning disabilities and early reading acquisition.
Dr. Jamie Metsala's full bio.
Dr. Angèla AuCoin (Professor, University of Moncton, New Brunswick). Her doctoral studies reviewed the history, and the lived legal framework of school inclusion in the Acadian area of Nova Scotia. In 2011 she collaborated with Dr. Gordon Porter to prepare a report on school inclusion in New Brunswick. She is member of the International Laboratory on School Inclusion (LISIS).
Dr. Angèla AuCoin's full bio.
Dr. Mireille LeBlanc (Professor, andmanager of teaching resources, University of Moncton, New Brunswick). Her doctoral dissertation was titled "Collaborative relationships experienced between the regular class teacher and teacher resource in the context of inclusive education in francophone New Brunswick". Her current research interests further explore collaborative relationships in schools, inclusive education and differentiated instruction.