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Contact Information
Dr. Lou LaNunziata
(910) 962-3368 Phone
(910) 962-3988 Fax
lanunziatal@uncw.edu

Special Education Program
Department of Early Childhood and Special Education
Watson College of Education
UNCW
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403

Faculty Research Interests

Dr. Lou LaNunziataDr. Lanunziata's research interests include Positive Behavior Support Models for Elementary and Middle Schools, effective instructional approaches for students with mild to moderate disabilities within general education classrooms, implementing applied behavior analysis procedures in educational settings, designing effective behavioral plans for students within general education programs, and establishing effective public school programs for students with behavioral and emotional handicaps. His service areas include coordinating the Special Education Program within the Watson College of Education, consulting with public school districts in the designing and operation of Positive Behavior Support Programs, designing and delivering teacher training workshops on inclusion strategies for special needs students, and consulting with parents, teachers and school administrators on designing and implementing behavior change and management programs for students with special needs.


Dr. Linda MechlingDr. Mechling's research interest include use of assistive technology to teach persons with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities; use of computer-based video technology to teach persons with moderate to severe disabilities; community-based instruction and functional skills instruction.