At BVU since 1995

Degrees Held

B.S., M.A., Northeast Missouri State University
Ed.D., University of Missouri, Columbia

Works published

Lamb, D., & Ludy, R. (2008). Say YeSSSSS to collaboration: Transforming collaborative mentoring relationships. Mentoring Leadership Resource Network. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED502828)

Ludy, R. J. & Wilson, A. (1999). Exceptionality and literature for young adults. Overcoming great barriers. Proceedings of the sixth biennial International Association of Special Education Conference. Sydney, Australia. 259-264.

Ludy, R. J. & Blunt, M. (1996). Building bridges for institutions of higher education: Assistive technology resources. In Lucas Walling, L. (Ed.)., Hidden abilities in higher education: New college students with disabilities. (pp.77-80, 103-106). Columbia, SC: National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition.

Ludy, R. & Schnieders, C. (1995). Empowering exceptional children: Giving them the right to grieve. [Monograph]. Empowering Exceptional Children. International Association of Special Education: Whitewater, WI.

Ludy, R. (1995). Supervising field-based experiences: Dealing with limited faculty, time, and money. [Monograph]. Small Special Education Teacher Preparation Programs: Innovative Programming and Solutions to Problems in Higher Education. Council for Exceptional Children: Reston, VA.


Iowa Special Education Teacher of the Year (given by Iowa Council for Exceptional Children)
Council for Exceptional Children - former vice president, president, and state student adviser, member of national board of governors, International Association of Special Education - former international secretary, vice president, international conference chair
BVU Bridges recipient - China BVU McCorkle Fellow - India, Turkey

International Experience

Presented internationally at professional conferences in England, South Africa, Australia, Croatia, Poland
Pending presentation in Latvia
Worked in schools in South Africa, India, and Croatia


Sign Language interpreter
Travel China