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Doug Carothers

Doug CarothersChair, Departments of Curriculum & Instruction and Teacher Education and Associate Professor, Special Education
Phone: (239) 590-7822
E-Mail: dcarothe@fgcu.edu
Office: MH - #290

Dr. Doug Carothers is an Associate Professor of Special Education. His major responsibility is providing initial and enhanced preparation for those serving students with disabilities in public school settings. He does this by teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses on special education history and law, characteristics and assessment of disabilities, transition education, and instructional methods for students with support needs that range from intermittent to pervasive.

In addition to his primary responsibilities to his students, Dr. Carothers’ scholarship contributes to the special education literature in areas related to assessment, autism spectrum disorders, and high incidence disabilities. He provides service to the special education profession through editorial work, and serves the university and the local community in any areas in which his skills can be useful.

For more information, please review Dr. Carothers's curriculum vita.

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