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James Gallagher, Ph.D.
Dr. Gallagher has spent over forty years in research and teaching on the subject of exceptional children. His introductory text, Educating Exceptional Children, coauthored with Sam Kirk and Nick Anastasiow, is now in its tenth edition.
He has been a professor at the University of Illinois, the first director of the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped in the U.S. Office of Education, the director of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center at UNC-Ch for seventeen years, and a Kenan Professor of Education for thirty-two years at the university.
He has authored or edited over ten textbooks and over two hundred articles on the subject of children, their education and public policy. He has been president of three national and one international professional organization.
· The Importance of Pre-School
· High Stakes Testing--Plusses and Minuses
· The Gifted Student in the Public School
· The Child with Autism and Special Education
· Education and Public Policy