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Margaret E. Bausch
Margaret E. Bausch is an assistant professor in the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling and Co-Principal Investigator of the National Assistive Technology Research Institute at the University of Kentucky. Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Bausch was a resource room teacher and spent more than 15 years at UK as a Disability Program Specialist where she was involved in all aspects of research and product development related to special education technology. She has also been involved in the graduate and undergraduate training programs in Special Education Technology. Dr. Bausch received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary and Special Education at Eastern Kentucky University, a Master of Science Degree in Special Education Learning Disabilities and an Ed.D. in Special Education Technology from the University of Kentucky in 1999.
Melinda Jones Ault, NATRI Project Director
Melinda Jones Ault currently is the Project Director for NATRI. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree and Master of Science degree from the University of Kentucky in elementary and special education. She is a certified elementary education and special education teacher, was a former classroom teacher, and has worked in educational research for 19 years. Ms. Ault has taught graduate level classes in single subject research design and instructional methods, as well as supervised graduate level practicum students. She is co-author of a textbook on instructional strategies for students with moderate to severe disabilities, and a rating scale of developmental appropriateness in K-3rd grade inclusive classrooms.
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