Deborah C. May

Vincent O'Leary Professor, Professor Emeritus

B.S. Skidmore College M.A., M. Ed., Ed. D Teachers College, Columbia University

Email: maysped@albany.edu

Dr. May is a Vincent O'Leary Professor and Professor Emeritus.  Dr. May was an Assistant Professor of Special Education at the State University College in Geneseo, New York, and prior to that, she served as Coordinator of Educational Services at the Institute of Child Study at Kean College of New Jersey, Union, New Jersey, was director of a program for retarded adults, and a teacher of young multiply handicapped children. She has published in such journals as Mental Retardation; Psychology in the Schools; Exceptional Children; Education and Training of the Mentally Retarded; and the Journal of Special Education. She is co-author of the book, Issues and Practices in Special Education. Current research interests include school readiness issues, the use of technology with students with severe disabilities, issues related to the education of students with special needs, and the preparation of special education teachers.