Dr. Scott Anthony Thompson
Dr. Scott Thompson (Associate Professor, University of Regina, Saskatchewan) is broadly interested in the area of diversity and inclusive education. He is engaged in the Canadian Disability Policy Alliance.
Dr. Thompson received his Ph.D. in Education from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2002. He is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina, teaching courses in Inclusive/special Education and in Educational Psychology. He has served as a consultant for students with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities. Dr. Thompson has supported adults with developmental disabilities, including persons with head injuries. He is currently partnering with other researchers at Queen's University, UBC and the University of Regina on a five-year SSHRC-CURAproject titled "Disability policy alliance: Learning collaborative and equity coalition". In addition, he is completing a three-year SSHRC study as principal investigator with Dr. Lynn Aylward, entitled: "Disabling inclusive education: enabling theory and practice from the ground up".
- Inclusive education theory and practice
- Improving access to higher education for students with intellectual disabilities
- Enabling inclusive teacher education through "disabling theory"