Naomi Zigmond has been an outstanding contributor to the understanding of Learning Disabilities for many decades. She retired after a distinguished career at the University of Pittsburgh, where she led studies of many important issues such as how schools adapt in hopes of helping students with disabilities to succeed (e.g., inclusion, co-teaching, alternative assessments) with a special focus on secondary school environments.
- How did you get started in the field?
- What issues face the field today?
- What strengths can the field now lean on?
- What big ideas can practitioners draw from your work?