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 from high school to postsecondary settings
  2. Postsecondary education instructional strategies for adults with disabilities
  3. Quality pre-service teacher preparation
  4. Incorporation of technology for access and communication in postsecondary education settings

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 a Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Exceptional, Deaf, & Interpreter Education. She has also served as Program Director of the Exceptional Student Education and Educational Leadership Doctoral Programs, 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 Transition Assistance Center on Transition (Facilitator for Secondary Transition State Planning Institute)

Publications & Presentations

Brown, I., Wehmeyer, M. L., Webb, K., & Seabrooks-Blackmore, J. (2017). The transition from school to adult life. In M. Wehmeyer, I. Brown, M. Percy, K. Shogren, & A. Fung (Eds.), A comprehensive guide to intellectual and developmental disabilities (2nd ed., pp. 541-555) Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

 

Patterson, K. B., Seabrooks-J., & Williams, G. (2016). Special education issues. In A. Mungai & D. Thornburg (Eds.), High-needs schools: Changing the dialogue. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Sense Publishers. 

 

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.

 

Yuz, Z., Jahan-Mihan, a. Labyak, C., Sealy-Potts, C., Christie, C., Rodriquez, J., Sebrooks-Blackmore, J., Patterson, K., & Patterson, R. (2016). Duval County 2009, 2011, and 2013 fruit and vegetable intake by health zone: Data from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Florida Public Health Review, 13, 29-36. 

 

Labyak, C., Jahan-Milan, A., Patterson, R., Rodriquez, J., Seabrooks-Blackmore, J., Patterson, K., Yuz, Z., Christie, C., & Sealy-Potts, C. (2016). Fruit, vegetable and beverage consumption in Duval County middle school students: Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2009-2013. Florida Public Health Review, 13, 99-107.

 

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.

 

Washell, K., Rowe, T., Bolaños-Boudreau, M., & Seabrooks-Blackmore, J. (2017, May). Utlizing student feedback to identify roadblocks in collge to career transition. Florida Division on Career Development and Transition, Visions XXIV: survivor Edition Conference, St. Pete Beach, FL. 

 

Rowe, T. Seabrooks-Blackmore, J., Patterson, K., & Webb, K. (2017, January). Four years later: Listening to voice of students in THRIVE. Featured Presentation, Council for Exceptional Children Division on Autism & Development Disabilities, 18th, International Confernece on Autism, Intellectual Disability, & Developmental Disabilities, Clearwater Beach, FL.

 

Labyak, C., Jahan-Mihan, A., Seabrooks-Blackmore, J., & Rodriguez, J. (2016, December). Duval County middle school students’ fruit and vegetable intake. Poster session presented at the American Society for the 2016 Advances & Controversies in Clinical Nutrition Conference, Orlando, FL.

 

Greene, C., Rowe, T., Seabrooks-Blackmore, J., Patterson, K., Webb, K., & Brown, S. (2016, October). Innovation in student success: ACCESS academy’s peer mentors linking student social skills, community and scholastic success. 70th Annual Florida Council for Exceptional Children, Sarasota, FL.

 

Yu, Z., Patterson, R., Patterson, K., Seabrooks-Blackmore, J., Labyak, C., Jahan-mihan, A., Sealy-Potts, C., Christie, C., & Rodriguez, J. (2016, February). High school students’ fruit and vegetable consumption by health zones. Poster session presented at the Florida Health Equities Research Initiatives Conference of the Florida Health Disparities Summit, Tampa, FL.

 

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.

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