Dr. Carly Blustein Gilson is an assistant professor of special education in the Department of Educational Psychology and an affiliated faculty member of the Center on Disability and Development in the College of Education and Human Development. She received her Ph.D. in special education from Vanderbilt University and served as a UCEDD trainee and a research assistant with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. Her research interests include strengthening employment-related social skills for adolescents and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD); supporting individuals and families through school-to-work transition; and vocational skills and educational team collaborations among special education teachers and paraprofessionals.
- Whirley, M. L., Gilson, C. B., & Gushanas, C. M. (2020). Postsecondary Education Programs on College Campuses Supporting Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the Literature: A Scoping Review. Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals. 43(4), 195-208.
- Gilson, C. B., Gushanas, C. M., Li, Y., & Foster, K. (2020). Defining Inclusion: Faculty and Student Attitudes Regarding Postsecondary Education for Students With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 58(1), 65-81.
- Gilson, C. B., Thompson, C. G., Ingles, K. E., Stein, K. E., Wang, N., & Nygaard, M. A. (2020). The Job Coaching Academy for Transition Educators: A Preliminary Evaluation. Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals. 44(3), 148-160.
- Li, Y., Chen, H., Zhang, D., & Gilson, C. B. (2019). Effects of a Self-Monitoring Strategy to Increase Classroom Task Completion for High School Students with Moderate Intellectual Disability. EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN AUTISM AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES. 54(3), 263-273.
- Biggs, E. E., Carter, E. W., & Gilson, C. B. (2019). A Scoping Review of the Involvement of Children's Communication Partners in Aided Augmentative and Alternative Communication Modeling Interventions.. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. 28(2), 743-758.
- Carter, E. W., Biggs, E. E., & Blustein, C. L. (2016). Relationships Matter: Addressing Stigma Among Children and Youth with Intellectual Disabilities and Their Peers. Scior, K., & Werner, S. (Eds.), Intellectual Disability and Stigma. (pp. 149-164). Palgrave Macmillan UK.