David R. Meek

Doctoral Candidate
Email: dmeek1@lamar.edu 

Hometown

  • Indianapolis, IN

Current Employment

  • Field Experience Supervisor/Instructor, Lamar University

Education

  • M.A. in Mild Intervention, Ball State University, 2011
  • B.S. in Deaf Education, Ball State University, 2002

Research Interests

  • Dinner Dialogue Discourse with Deaf Children
  • Deaf with Autism

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Musyoka, M. M., Gentry, M. A., & Meek, D. R. (2017). Perceptions of teachers’ preparedness to teach deaf and hard of hearing students with additional disabilities: A qualitative case study. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 1-22. Retrieved from https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10882-017-9555-z

Recent Non Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Meek, D. R. (2017). Dinner dialogues build language. The Endeavor, 7-11.
  • Wolsey, J. A., Pudans-Smith, K., and the Lamar University Cognition in Context (CnC) Team. (2016, March 7). Language production and perception: What every parent of a deaf child should know about language. ADVANCE for Speech and Hearing.

Recent Presentations

  • Meek, D. R. (2018, March). Dinner table syndrome: Do not leave deaf children out of family conversation.  Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI), Denver, CO.
  • Meek, D. R., Cue, K. R., Wolsey, J. A., (2018, February). Experiences of doctoral deaf education students participating in courses utilizing video conference via american sign language.  Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for College Educators-Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (ACE-DHH), Tucson, AZ.
  • Wolsey, J. A., MacGlaughlin, H. L., & Meek, D. R. (2017, February). Deaf identity in a nutshell. Stage presentation at the annual meeting of the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI), Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Meek, D. R., (2017, February). Dinner dialogues build language in deaf children. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI), Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Wolsey, J. A., MacGlaughlin, H. L., & Meek, D. R. (2017, February). The importance of developing a strong and positive deaf identity in deaf children. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for College Educators-Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (ACE-DHH), San Antonio, Texas.
  • Meek, D. R., (2017, February). Limited resources for deaf students with autism. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for College Educators-Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (ACE-DHH), San Antonio, Texas.

Dissertation Focus

  • Experiences of Family Dinner Conversations in the Lives of Deaf Adults

David has twelve years of experience as a teacher in both Deaf Education and Special Education working with students with various degrees of disabilities.  He most recently taught at Indiana School for the Deaf working with students with additional disabilities.