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Families and Students with Learning Disabilities

This chapter is co-authored: Yawn, C. D., Hill, J.M., Obiakor, F.E., Gala, D.T.D., & Neu, J., and appears in "Learning Disabilities: Practice Concerns and Students with LD" (2013) by Jeffrey P. Bakken, Festus E. Obiakor, Anthony F. Rotatori (Eds.). This is part of an education series: Advances in Special Education, Vol. 25, pp. 175-188, by Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, United Kingdom.

Diversity, technology, and global interactions: Educational implications

This chapter is co-authored with: Obi, S.O., Obiakor, F. E, & Magee, S. (2013), and is in "Diversity in the Classroom: Integrated Framework beyond Chalk and Talk" by S. Abebe (Ed.), published by Linus Books, Ronkonkoma, NY.

"Preparing Teachers to Maximize the Potential of Young Students with Gifts and Talents"

This is a chapter for the edited work entitled "Critical Issues in Preparing Effective Early Childhood Special Education Teachers for the Twenty-First Century Classroom: Interdisciplinary Perspectives" (2015) by F. E. Obiakor, A. Rieger, & A. Rotatori (Eds.), and published by Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC.

The chapter addresses the preparation of teachers who will work with gifted and talented students. The focus is on how to prepare future teachers to be highly effective in their pedagogy.

Social Support and Delinquency

Drennon-Gala, Don: “Social Support Theory – Juvenile Delinquency.” Vol. I – Pgs. 272-274.

This is a review by Martin D. Makarios of published research by Dr. Don Drennon Gala. Dr. Drennon Gala’s work was included as a major contribution to the literature of criminology.

Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory
2 Volumes.


• Francis T. Cullen - University of Cincinnati
• Pamela Wilcox - University of Cincinnati, USA
© 2010 | 1 240 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Certification of Correctional Trainers: A collaboration between IACTP and AJA

Drennon-Gala, D., Bouchard, J., & Collins, B. (Spring 2009). pp. 14-18. Retrieved from http://www.iactp.org/members/journals/2009_spring.pdf & http://www.iactp.org/CCTProgram.pdf.

"Weapon of Choice"

(Summer 2009). pp. 15-17. Retrieved from http://www.iactp.org/members/journals/2009_summer.pdf.

Delinquency and High School Dropouts: Reconsidering Social Correlates

(1995), University Press of America.

"The author shows that criminologists no longer can afford to overlook the causal importance of social support in the problem behavior of youths."

This work was adopted and cited in “104th Congress, 2d Session / Senate Document 104-20", Page 13, National Debate Topic for High Schools, 1996-97. Also, see NCJRS Abstracts: http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Publications/abstract.aspx?ID=158731.

The Effects of Social Support and Inner Containment on the Propensity Toward Delinquent Behavior and Disengagement in Education

(1994), Dissertation Abstracts International, 55, 5.
(Publication No. AAT 9425621). (See http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?Ver=1&Exp=11-262014&FMT=7&DID=747031781&RQT=309&attempt=1&cfc=1).

Educating All Learners: Refocusing on the Comprehensive Support Model.

Drennon-Gala, D; Obiakor, F.E.; and Grant, P.A. (2002). Educating all children: future prospects. In F. E. Obiakor, P. A. Grant, & E. A. Dooley, (Eds.), Educating All Learners: Refocusing on the Comprehensive Support Model. Boston, MA: Charles C. Thomas Pub. Ltd. (ISBN: 0398072655).