Kim Fisher is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education. Prior to academia, she was an inclusion specialist, learning behavior specialist, and an assistive technology consultant.
409.002Teacher Leadership In Special Education
344.001Teaching Secondary Content to Students with Disabilities
344.002Teaching Secondary Content to Students with Disabilities
Dr. Fisher’s teaching interests include preparing general educators to teach all students, math methods for special educators, and research methods.
Dr. Fisher studies social capital access (social networks and civic engagement, specifically) for adolescents and young adults with intellectual disability across contexts (school, community, home, work, leisure). She is particularly interested in how access to information communication technology through digital citizenship improves social networks and civic engagement. Dr. Fisher also studies information flow in schools, with a particular focus on special education teachers' place in the school network.