Zaccheus Ahonle, PhD

Texas Center for Disability Studies
The University of Texas at Austin
Commons Learning Center
10100 Burnet Road
Austin, TX 78758-4445
 
Phone: 512-232-0772
Secondary Phone: 512-506-1522
Email: ahonlezac@utexas.edu
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Last Updated: February 01, 2017

Zaccheus Ahonle
 

Leadership Administrative Staff: Project Manager
Primary Activity Coordinators: Distance Learning
Research
Vocational Rehabilitation/Employment
Training Director
Discipline Coordinators: Assistive Technology
Special Education
 
Discipline(s): Disability Studies
Education/Special Education
 
AUCD Council Membership: Council for Interdisciplinary Service
Council on Research and Evaluation
National Training Directors' Council
Community Education Directors' Council
Council on Community Advocacy
Multicultural Council
 
Research: Primary areas of research interest include, community re-integration (i.e. competitive employment and post-school outcomes) for individuals with disabilities, including veterans with PTSD and TBI; and post-school outcomes for transition-aged youths with disabilities, including youths with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)
Education: B.Sc. Mathematical Sciences (minor in computer science), Masters in Information Science; Masters in Special Education, PhD. in Special Education.

Vita/Bio

 

Zaccheus J. Ahonle, Ph.D., is a Project Manager/Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Texas Center for Disability Studies (TCDS) through the School of Social Work, at the University of Texas at Austin (UT). He holds Two Masters degrees in (Information Science and Special Education) and a Ph.D. degree in Special Education from the University of Texas at Austin. He teaches Disability Studies classes through the Texas Center for Disability Studies (TCDS) and coordinates the Disability Studies Graduate Portfolio Program. Dr. Ahonle is also a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and a vocational rehabilitation expert with remarkable counseling experience working with people with disabilities including veterans and active service members. Dr. Ahonle is a current Board Member of Texas Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Association (TRCEA) and affiliated to several other professional associations. His primary areas of research interest include community re-integration (i.e. competitive employment and post-school outcomes) for individuals with disabilities, including veterans with PTSD and TBI; and post-school outcomes for transition-aged youths with disabilities, including youths with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Dr. Ahonle's recent employment outcome research involved the examination of the effects of race/ethnicity, comorbid disabilities, and vocational rehabilitation services on employment outcomes of individuals with traumatic brain injury.