Dr. Dake Zhang

Dr. Dake Zhang Dr. Dake Zhang
Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Dake Zhang is an assistant professor of Special Education at Rutgers University. She received her Ph.D. in Special Education from Purdue University in 2011. Dr. Zhang’s research is about effective accommodations and interventions for students with mild and moderate disabilities, especially learning difficulties. She has published 23 research papers in peer reviewed journals, including the Journal of Special Education, the Journal of Learning Disabilities, the Journal of Educational Research, the Journal of Teacher Education, the Journal of Experimental Education, the Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Learning Disability Quarterly, and Learning Disabilities Research and Practice. She also has presented widely in national and international conferences. She is certified to teach secondary-level mild to moderate special education students. Currently she is an editorial board member for the Journal of Disability Policy Studies and the Journal of Childhood & Developmental Disorders, and serves as a panelist to the National Science Foundation.
Research Interest
My research primarily focuses on the assessment and interventions for students with mild to moderate disabilities, including learning disabilities, ADHD, specific language impairment, and autism etc. I am interested in providing interventions/accommodations to remediate the cognitive deficits in students with disabilities.

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