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Hasan Y. Zaghlawan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Special Education

School of Special Education
University of Northern Colorado
Campus Box 141; McKee Hall 44d
Greeley, Colorado 80639

Office: (970) 351-1648

hasan.zaghlawan@unco.edu


Education

  • Ph.D., Special Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011
  • M.A., Special Education, University of Jordan, 2001
  • B.A., Special Education, University of Jordan, 1998

Research Interest

Promoting social and communication skills for young children with disabilities, developing parent-implemented interventions, and increasing children’s engagement in naturalistic environments.

Publications

  • Hughes, M. A., Shaffer, L., & Zaghlawan, H.Y. (2008). Inclusive playgroups: Supporting the development of infants and toddlers. In Peterson, C. A., Fox, L., & Blasco, P. M. (Eds.), Young Exceptional Children Monograph Series No. 10, Early intervention for infants and toddlers and their families: Practices and outcomes (pp. 75-92). The Division For Early Childhood. Missoula, MT.
  • Meadan-Kaplansky, H., Ostrosky, M. M., Zaghlawan, H.Y., & Yu, S. Y. (2009). Promoting the social and communicative behavior of young children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A review of parent-implemented intervention studies. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 29, 90-104.
  • Ostrosky, M. M., Meadan-Kaplansky, H., Zaghlawan, H.Y., & Yu, S. Y. (2012). Using coaching with preschool teachers to support the social skills of children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorders. International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education, 4, 74-94.
  • Ostrosky, M. M., Mouzourou, C., Danner, N., & Zaghlawan, H. Y. (2012). Improving teacher practices using microteaching: Planful video recording and constructive feedback. Young Exceptional Children. doi: 10.1177/1096250612459186
  • Zaghlawan, H. Y., & Ostrosky, M. M., & Al-khateeb, J. M. (2007). Decreasing the inattentive behavior of Jordanian children: A group experiment. Education and Treatment of Children, 30, 49-64.
  • Zaghlawan, H. Y., & Ostrosky, M. M. (2010). Circle time: An exploratory study in Head Start classrooms. Early Childhood Education Journal, 38, 439-448.

Professional Presentations

  • Zaghlawan, H. Y., Beneke, S., & Shaffer, L. (2013, October). Getting (and keeping) your dream job in higher education. Presentation accepted at the Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs & Their Families. San Francisco, California.
  • Beneke, S., Zaghlawan, H. Y., & Shaffer, L. (2012, October). Getting (and keeping) your dream job in higher education. Presentation accepted at the Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs & Their Families. Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Danner, N., Ostrosky, M. M., Mouzourou, C., & Zaghlawan, H. Y. (2012, October). Improving teacher practices using microteaching: Planful videotaping and constructive feedback. Poster presentation accepted at the Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs & Their Families. Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Stansberry-Brusnahan, L. L., & Zaghlawan, H. Y. (2012, October). Coordinating Attention: collaboratively teaching joint attention skills to young children with autism. Poster presentation accepted at the Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs & Their Families. Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Zaghlawan, H. Y., & Ostrosky, M. M. (2011, November). A parent-implemented intervention to improve spontaneous imitation by young children with autism. Poster presentation at the Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs & Their Families. National Harbor, Maryland.