Learn From the Situation and Move Forward: A Talk with Deborah Deutsch Smith

Randall Boone PhD, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Kyle Higgins, University of Nevada, Las Vegas


Deborah Deutsch Smith is professor emerita in the School of Educational Studies at Claremont Graduate University. She has directed many federal, state, and local projects, receiving more than $40.6 million in external funding to support those efforts. She is the author of 19 textbooks, including Teaching Students With Special Needs in Inclusive Classrooms and Contemporary Special Education: New Horizons, as well as the popular Introduction to Special Education: Making a Difference. She has written over 31 chapters and book supplements, and more than 60 refereed articles and reports, as well as many instructional materials for children.