Dr. Pennington's curriculum vitae [PDF]
- Ph.D. Special Education, University of Kentucky, 2010
- M.A. Special Education, University of Louisville, 2001
- B.S. K-4 Elementary Education, K-12 Moderate to Severe Disabilities, University of Louisville, 1995
- Assessment for Exceptional Learners
- Single subject research design
- Prescriptive Teaching Methods for Students with Moderate/Severe disabilities
- Guest Reviewer: Journal of Early Intervention, 2011
- Reviewer: Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2011
- Honors and Awards Committee, University of Louisville, 2009 to present
- Recent presentations at the annual conferences of ABAI, ATIA, CEC, DEC, OCALI and ACRES
Honors and Awards
- 2010-11 Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning Faculty Favorite
- Kentucky Opportunity Fellowship 2006-2009
- Doctoral Fellow in Special Education Leadership Program in Distance Education 2006-2009
- Association for Behavior Analysis
- Council for Exceptional Children
- American Council for Rural Special Education
- Association for Persons with Severe Disabilities
Selected Publications and Presentations
- "An Evaluation of Simultaneous Prompting to Teach Story Writing Tasks to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders" with Monica Delano & Don Stenhoff, Annual Conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, May 2011 Denver, CO.
- Pennington, R., Ault, M. J., & Schuster, J. W. (2011). Using Response Prompting and Assistive Technology to Teach Story-writing to students with Autism. Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits, 7, 24-38.
- Pennington, R. (2010). Exploring new waters: Writing instruction for students with autism. Beyond Behavior, 19(1), 17-25.
- Pennington, R. (2010). Computer-assisted instruction for teaching academic skills to students with autism spectrum disorders: A review of literature. Focus on Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 25, 239-248.
- Pennington, R. C., Horn, C., & Berrong, A. (2009). An Evaluation of the Differences between Big City and Small Town Special Education Services for Students with Low Incidence Disabilities in Kentucky. Rural Special Education Quarterly. 28, 3-9.