Scholarship, research, and other creative activity
Journal publications in progress
Dukes, C., & Darling, S. M., (Eds.) (under review). Special Education Teacher Education in the 21st Century: Evolving Approaches? [Special Issue]. Teacher Education and Special Education.
Dukes, C., Darling, S. M., & Doan, K. (under review). Selection pressures on special education teacher preparation: Issues shaping our future. Teacher Education and Special Education.
Vernon-Dotson, L., Floyd, L., Dukes, C, & Darling, S. M. (accepted). The role of the professional in professional development: The critical nature of expertise and experience in special education teacher preparation. Teacher Education and Special Education.
Darling, S. M., & Dukes, C., Jones, T., & Doan, K. (submitted). Designing culturally responsive interventions for students from diverse backgrounds: Transforming teachers’ approach. nterdisciplinary Journal of Teaching and Learning.
Mamah, V., Deku, P., Darling. S. M., & Avoke, S. (2011). University teachers’ perception of inclusion of visually impaired in Ghanaian universities. International Journal of Special Education, 26 (1), 70-79.
LaRocque, M., Kleiman, I., & Darling, S. M., (2011). Parental involvement: The missing link in student achievement. Preventing School Failure, 55(3), 115-122.
Darling, S. M. (Spring/Summer 2007). Providing positive behavioral supports within inclusive settings. Dimensions of Early Childhood, 35(2), 23-24.
Darling, S. M., & Gallagher, P. A. (2004). Needs of and supports for African American
and European American caregivers of young children with special needs in urban
and rural settings. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 24(2), 98-109.
Gallagher, P., Rhodes, C. A., & Darling, S. M. (2004). Parents as professionals in
early intervention: A Parent Educator Model. Topics in Early Childhood Special
Education, 24(1), 5-13.
Darling, S. M. & Gallagher, P. A. (2003). Using self-assessments in early intervention
training. Journal of Early Intervention, 25(3), 219-227.
LaRocque, M. M., & Darling, S. M. (Eds.). (2008). Blended curriculum in the inclusive K-3 classroom: Teaching ALL young children. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
Chapters in books
Darling, S. M. & LaRocque, M. M. (2008). Overview of young children with exceptional needs. In M. LaRocque and S. Darling (Eds.), Blended curriculum in the inclusive K-3 classroom: Teaching ALL young children.
(pp. 32-60). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
Darling, S. M. (2005). Literacy and the Black woman. In J. Kilgour Dowdy (Ed.), Readers of the quilt: Essays on being Black, female and literate (pp. 15-26). New Jersey: Hampton Press.
Sileo, N. M., Stanford, P., Dieker, L., Darling, S. M., & Murawski, W. (2004). Walking
the tightrope: Balancing home, life, and professional responsibilities. Conference
Proceedings, 27th Annual Teacher Education Division Conference, Albuquerque,
Darling, S. M. (2003). Comparison of the needs and sources of support of urban and
Rural caregivers of young children with special needs. Conference Proceedings,
2003 ACRES Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.
Darling, S. M. & Wise, I. B. (2000). Mentoring African American doctoral students: A
solution for retention. Conference Proceedings, 23rd Annual Teacher Education Division Annual Conference. Las Vegas, NV.
Darling, S. M., & LaRocque, M. L. (2006, unfunded). Preparing personnel to work with young children with special needs. United States Department of Education/OSEP
Darling, S. M., & LaRocque, M. L. (2005, unfunded). Project live, learn, and play: Professional development for infant toddler developmental specialist. United States Department of Education/OSEP