Exploring the Support Role of Special Education Teachers After Hurricane Ike

  title={Exploring the Support Role of Special Education Teachers After Hurricane Ike},
  author={Elizabeth McAdams Ducy and Laura M. Stough},
  journal={Journal of Family Issues},
  pages={1325 - 1345}
This study explored the role of special education teachers of children with significant disabilities during Hurricane Ike. Grounded theory methods were used to analyze interview data of the teachers (n = 4) who were employed in school districts directly affected by the hurricane. The five categories that emerged from the data were losses for students and families, losses for teachers, resource supports, communication supports, and supports to reestablish routines. Despite being affected by the… 

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