Devon Wellington

Devon Wellington, M.A., is a researcher at the American Institutes for Research with a background in developmental psychology, language acquisition, and special education. Currently, she focuses on educational and assistive technology, content development, and provides supports for research, identifying future trends in AT, and developing, training, and disseminating content for state and local leaders. Ms.Wellington was an intern for the Research to Practice department of OSEP, graduated from George Mason University with a Master’s in Applied Developmental Psychology where she focused on language acquisition in deaf and hard-of-hearing children and transgenerational language transmission, and holds a Bachelor’s from Utah Valley University in Deaf Studies. Additional experience includes language support in special education and providing vocational rehabilitation training for adults with disabilities.

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AIR Informs Episode #6: Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities During COVID-19

Remote learning requires adjustment for all students, but students with disabilities face additional challenges during the COVID-19 quarantine. In the latest episode of AIR Informs, Allison Gandhi, managing researcher and director of AIR’s special education practice area, describes some of these obstacles and shares strategies to help students make the most of this time.