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Dr. Shannon E Budin

Project Site Coordinator
Department of Exceptional Education

Dr. Budin is an Associate at BSC and former chair of the undergraduate program. Dr. Budin earned her Ph.D. in Special Education from The Pennsylvania State University where her dissertation research focused on using multi-media online learning modules to assist in educating highly effective teachers in the areas of reading and language. She has developed additional modules to teach the principles of applied behavior analysis and created streaming videos/podcasts designed to teach and provide regular and immediate feedback to users. Dr. Budin is committed to high quality teacher preparation and recruitment as evidenced by her consulting role in several federally funded personnel preparation projects including Shaping Careers for Higher Education: Outstanding Leaders and Researchers, Preparing Outstanding Scholars for Special Education, and Preparing Professor/Researchers of Evidence-based Practices.

Academic Degrees and Certification

2005 Doctorate of Philosophy Pennsylvania State University, Special Education
1994 Masters of Science SUNY College at Fredonia, Speech Pathology
1993 Bachelors of Science SUNY College at Fredonia, Education of Speech and Hearing Handicapped



Therrien, W.J., & Gormley Budin, S. (2008). Effects of the Reread-Adapt and Answer-Comprehend (RAAC) intervention on the reading achievement of students with reading and behavioral difficulties. Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary
Journal, 15(1), 33-38.
Lee, D.L., Belfiore, P.J., & Gormley Budin, S. (2008). Riding the wave: Creating a momentum of school success. Teaching Exceptional Children, 40, 65-70.


Gormley, S. & Ruhl, K.L. (2007). Language structure knowledge of preservice teachers: Connecting speech to print. Teacher Education and Special Education, 30, 83-92.
Gormley, S. (2007). Packing for College: What the student with LD shouldn’t bother packing. Insights on Learning Disabilities, 4, 51-64.
Gormley, S. & Therrien, W.J. (2007). Effective delivery of scientifically based reading instruction: How your speech-language pathologist can help.  Proceedings from Learning Disabilities Worldwide Annual Symposium 2005.
Gormley, S. (2007). Reading Together to Enhance Child Language: The Power of effective Parent-Child Shared Storybook Reading (Reading Remedies #1). Training Manual in Caseworker Toolbox, New York State Child Welfare and Protective Services Training Institute.


Therrien, W., Gormley, S. & Kubina, R (2006). Boosting fluency and comprehension to improve reading achievement. Teaching Exceptional Children, 38, 22-26.


Gormley, S. & Ruhl, K.L. (2005). Dialogic shared storybook reading: An inclusive intervention for young children. Reading and Writing Quarterly, 18, 279-284.
Gormley, S., Hughes, C.A., Block, L., Lendmann, C. (2005). Eligibility assessment requirements at the postsecondary level for students with learning disabilities: A disconnect with secondary schools. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 18, 63-70.
Gormley, S. & Ruhl, K.L. (2005). Shared Storybook Reading: Increasing Vocabulary Skills in an Inclusive Classroom Setting. ASHA Division 16: Perspectives on School-Based Issues.

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