Veerle Garrels

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Special Needs Education
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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 7 Helga Engs hus 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1140 Blindern 0318 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Educational Sciences

Academic interests

  • Self-determination for persons with intellectual disabilities
  • Autism spectrum disorders (early intervention (ABA), TEACCH, cognitive behavioural therapy)
  • Intellectual disability and sexuality
  • Intellectual disability and cognitive overload
  • Intellectual disability and mental health care
  • Intellectual disability and training of daily-life skills

PhD Project

“Self-determination for elementary school students with intellectual disabilities: an intervention.”

Courses taught

Educational background

  • 2012: master in special needs education, major in intellectual disabilities, Institute for Special Needs Education, University of Oslo
  • 2007 – 2009: post graduate in special needs education, University college of Oslo and Akershus
  • 1998: academic teacher training, University of Ghent, Belgium
  • 1997: master in Germanic philology, University of Ghent, Belgium
  • 1995: bachelor in Germanic philology, University of Ghent, Belgium

Positions held

  • 2012 – 2015: special needs educational therapist at the autism team of the University Hospital of Northern-Norway, Tromsø
  • 2010 – 2012: team leader in residential care for adolescents with intellectual disabilities and challenging behaviour, Oslo
  • 2005 – 2010: educational staff in residential care for children and adolescents with disabilities, Oslo
  • 2003 – 2005: teacher and teacher assistant in special education classroom, Oslo

 

 

Publications

  • Garrels, Veerle (2017). Barn med autismespekterforstyrrelse i barnehagen, I: Sven Nilsen (red.),  Inkludering og mangfold - sett i spesialpedagogisk perspektiv.  Universitetsforlaget.  ISBN 978-82-15-02776-0.  Kapittel 10.  s 220 - 238
  • Garrels, Veerle & Granlund, Mats (2017). Measuring self-determination in Norwegian students: adaptation and validation of the AIR Self-Determination Scale. European Journal of Special Needs Education.  ISSN 0885-6257. . doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08856257.2017.1342420
  • Sigstad, Hanne Marie Høybråten & Garrels, Veerle (2017). Facilitating qualitative research interviews for respondents with intellectual disability.. European Journal of Special Needs Education.  ISSN 0885-6257. . doi: 10.1080/08856257.2017.1413802
  • Garrels, Veerle (2016). Goal Setting and Planning for Norwegian Students with and without Intellectual Disabilities: Wishing Upon a Star?. European Journal of Special Needs Education.  ISSN 0885-6257. . doi: /10.1080/08856257.2016.1261487
  • Garrels, Veerle (2015). En framtid for TEACCH. Spesialpedagogikk.  ISSN 0332-8457.  02, s 30- 35
  • Garrels, Veerle & Halvorsen, Marianne (2015). "Vil ikke eller kan ikke"? Om eksekutive vansker og kognitiv overbelastning hos elever med autismespekterforstyrrelser. Spesialpedagogikk.  ISSN 0332-8457.  (06), s 34- 41
  • Garrels, Veerle (2013). Fokus på selvbestemmelse. Spesialpedagogikk.  ISSN 0332-8457.  08, s 30- 35
  • Garrels, Veerle (2017, 28. april). Barneombudets rapport om spesialundervisning. [Radio].  Radio Nova.
  • Garrels, Veerle (2017, 20. mai). En annen sortering.  Vårt Land.
  • Garrels, Veerle (2017). Selvbestemmelse for elever med utviklingshemming.
  • Garrels, Veerle & Granlund, Mats (2017). Exploring the relationship between self-determination and participation for students with intellectual disabilities..
Published Jan. 5, 2016 10:23 AM - Last modified Apr. 26, 2017 1:41 PM