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Andrea Ruppar

Andrea Ruppar

Expert on educating students with developmental disabilities including autism, intellectual disability, and multiple disabilities.

Assistant professor, rehabilitation psychology and special education School of Education Work: 608-263-5791 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Qualitative research
  • Teacher education in special education
  • Special education
  • Inclusive education
  • Literacy and communication instruction for students with disabilities


  • Member, American Educational Research Association
  • Member, Council for Exceptional Children, Teacher Education Division, Division for Research
  • Member, American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disability
  • Member, TASH (Equity, Opportunity, and Inclusion for People with Disabilities)
  • Student Research Award (Qualitative), Council for Exceptional Children Division of Research (2013)
  • Outstanding Student Research Award, American Educational Research Association, Special Education Research SIG (2013)