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Stephen Safran

Professor Emeritus, Teacher Education
Teacher Education
McCracken Hall 324

Steve Safran holds the B.A. in History from the State University of New York and the M.Ed. in Special Education from Rutgers University.  He earned the Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of Virginia.  He currently teaches courses in special education and teacher education.  His primary research interests include autistic spectrum disorder and school-wide positive behavior supports. 

Most Recent Publications:

Safran, S.P.  (2008). Why youngsters with autistic spectrum disorders are underrepresented in special education. Remedial and Special Education, 29(2), 90-95.

Safran, S.P.  (2006). Using the Effective Behavior Supports Survey to guide development of school-wide positive behavior supports.  Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 89(1), 3-9.

Safran, S. P.  (2005). Diagnosis.  In L. Baker & L. Welkowitz (Eds.),Asperger's Syndrome: Intervening in schools, clinics, and communities (pp. 43-62).  Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Safran, S.P. (2004). Bridging the research-to-practice gap: Improving hallway behavior using positive behavior supports. Behavioral Disorders 29(2), 130-139.