Janice J Seabrooks-Blackmore

Interim Chair

Exceptional, Deaf, and Interpreter Education • College of Education & Human Services

Areas of Expertise

  1. Transition related issues of students with disabilities in secondary settings
  2. Learning strategies for adolescents and adults with disabilities
  3. Quality pre-service teacher preparation

Education

Ph.D. 1995    Florida State University
Major: Special Education
Specialization: Community Transitions and Specific Learning Disabilities

 

M. Ed. 1989    University of North Florida
Major: Counselor Education

 

B. A. E. 1979    University of North Florida
Major: Special Education
 

Biography

Janice Seabrooks-Blackmore is an Associate Professor and Interim Director of the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program at the University of North Florida since July 2015. Prior to this time, she served as Program Director of Exceptional Student Education in the Department of Exceptional, Deaf, and Interpreter Education, as well as other leadership roles. She has extensive experience working closely with diverse groups of students, families, and colleagues in public schools and institutions of higher education, on issues related to equal access to resources and opportunities, and the empowerment of voice for all individuals, particularly those with disabilities. 

Affiliations

Council for Exceptional Children (Member)

National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (Facilitator for Secondary Transition State Planning Institute)

Publications & Presentations

Brown, I., Wehmeyer, M. L., Webb, K., & Seabrooks-Blackmore, J. (in press). The transition from school to adult life. In M. Wehmeyer, K. Shogren, I. Brown, M. Percy, & A. Fung (Eds.), A comprehensive guide to intellectual and developmental disabilities (2nd ed.) Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

 

Stuart, C., Seabrooks-Blackmore, J., & Williams, G. (2015). Understanding disabilities and social differences. In J. Kunz & C. Stuart (Eds.), Sociology: Beyond the millennium (4th ed., pp. 105-122). Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt.

 

Patterson, K. B., Hunt, K., Seabrooks-Blackmore. (2015) Social issues facing children in school. In J. Kunz & C. Stuart (Eds.), Sociology: Beyond the millennium (4th ed., pp. 35-52). Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt.

 

Williams, G., Seabrooks, J., Roberson, L., & Thomas, C. (2014). Individualizing Special education: One student at a time-ebook (4th ed.). Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt.

 

Seabrooks-Blackmore, J. (2014). Visual impairments. In G. Williams, J. Seabrooks-Blackmore, L. Roberson, & C. Thomas, Individualizing Special education: One student at a time-ebook (4th ed., pp., 343-354). Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt.

 

Seabrooks-Blackmore, J., & Williams, G. (2014). Assessment in education. In G. Williams, J. Seabrooks-Blackmore, L. Roberson, & C. Thomas, Individualizing Special education: One student at a time-ebook (4th ed.,pp.,59-94).     Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt.

 

Seabrooks-Blackmore, J., & Williams, G. (2012). Transition planning: Planning strategies. In M. Wehmeyer & K.Webb (Eds.) Handbook of transition for youth with disabilities. Arlington, VA: Council for Exceptional Children.

 

Seabrooks-Blackmore, J. & Patterson, K. B. (2015). College students with disabilities: Increasing opportunities for student success. British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science. 7(2), 157-164.

 

Seabrooks-Blackmore, J., Patterson, K. B., Webb, K., & Williams, G. (2015). Expanding communication in the transition process: Can edublogs help? Journal of Theoretical Educational Science, 8(2), 153-171.

 

Patterson, K. B. & Seabrooks-Blackmore, J. (2014). The effect of instructor’s guided notes presentation on undergraduate students’ learning. Jamia Journal of Education, 1(2), 1-11.

 

Webb, K.,Repetto, J., Seabrooks-Blackmore, J., Patterson, K., & Aldefer, K. (2014). Career development: Preparation, integration, and collaboration. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 40, 231-238.

 

Seabrooks-Blackmore, J., & Patterson, K. (2013). Preservice teachers in special education: Using edublogs for transition collaboration. I-manager’s Journal of Educational Technology, 10(2), 7-14.

 

Bolaños, M., Rowe, T., Seabrooks-Blackmore, J., Webb, K., & Patterson, K. B. (2015, November). Moving on to the next steps: KEYS unlocking access through peer mentoring. Poster session presented at Council for Exceptional Children Division on Career Development and Transition, International Conference, Portland, OR.

 

Webb, K., Seabrooks-Blackmore, J., Patterson, K. B., Rowe, T. (2015, November). College students with ASD:  Listening to their ideas about transition to postsecondary education enrollment. Council for Exceptional Children Division on Career Development and Transition, International Conference, Portland, OR.

 

Syverud, S., Reed, D., Seabrooks-Blackmore, J., Patterson, K. B., Hersh, B., Myers, S., & Santucci, J. (2015, October). A university-schools partnership that fosters citizenship for children with disabilities. 69th Annual Florida Council for Exceptional Children, Orlando, FL.

 

Rowe, T., Bolaños, M., Seabrooks-Blackmore, J., & Webb, K. (2014, April). ACCESS academy: Boosting success in postsecondary education settings. Florida Division on Career Development and Transition, Visions XXI: Coming of  Age…Next Transition Conference, Weston, FL.

 

Seabrooks-Blackmore, J., Webb, K., Patterson, K. B., Reed, D., & Fleming, D. (2014, November) The I-I-I-s have it! Advancing academic skills among students with disabilities through assistive technology in urban settings.       International Conference on Urban Education. Montego Bay, Jamaica, West Indies.

 

Seabrooks-Blackmore, J., Webb, K., Patterson, K., Rowe, T., & Bolaños, M. (2013, November). ACCESS academy: Removing limits to success. Poster session presented at Council for Exceptional Children Division on Career Development and Transition, International Conference, Williamsburg, VA.

 

Seabrooks-Blackmore, J., & Patterson, K. (2013, April). Boosting ACCESS to success! Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities, Honolulu, HI.
 

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