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Faculty & Staff

S. Jay Kuder, Ed.D., Professor & Chairperson

Office: Herman D. James Hall 2062

Phone Number: 856-256-5659

E-mail: kuder@rowan.edu

About S. Jay Kuder, Ed.D.

Dr. S. Jay Kuder is a professor of special education and chair of the Department of Language, Literacy, and Special Education. Dr. Kuder earned a bachelor’s degree in History (with a minor in secondary education) from Trinity College, Hartford, Ct., a master’s degree in Special Education (with certification in special education) from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa., and an Ed.D. degree in Applied Psycholinguistics from Boston University. His research interests are in the development of effective practices for enhancing the language and literacy skills of children with disabilities.  Dr. Kuder’s recent research has focused on the use of technology to enhance communication and social skills in students with autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Kuder is a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association, the Council for Exceptional Children, and a fellow of the American Association on Intellectual Disabilities.  Dr. Kuder also coordinates the certificate program in autism spectrum disorders.  Recent courses taught include:  Communication Skills for Students with Disabilities, Education and Psychology of Students with Exceptional Learning Needs, Seminar in Research in Learning Disabilities, and Instructional Methods for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.