Mary Schuh, PhD

Institute on Disability / UCED
Institute on Disability
University of New Hampshire
10 West Edge Drive, Suite 101
Durham, NH 03824-3595
Phone: 603-228-2084
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Last Updated: November 24, 2015

Mary Schuh

Discipline Coordinators: Education
Discipline(s): Disability Studies
Education/Special Education
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Education: PhD., Education, University of New Hampshire, 2002

M.S., Special Education, Syracuse University, 1987

B.S., Special Education, State University of New York at Genesco, 1984
Service: Equity and Excellence in Higher Education, NH Resource Center on Autism, Autism National Committee, Technical Assistance in Schools


Dr. Mary Schuh has been with the Institute on Disability since its inception in 1987, working to coordinate family and consumer leadership development and educational systems change activities in the areas of: preschool, students with emotional and behavioral disabilities, higher education, and students with complex medical issues.  Dr. Schuh has more than 20 years of experience in inclusive schools and communities and project management.  She is currently working on systems change in the areas of personnel preparation, leadership development, and inclusive education.  She teaches a course on Introduction to Exceptionality and Educating Students with Disabilities in High School at the University of New Hampshire.  Dr. Schuh has consulted extensively in the United States, Czech Republic, Slovakia, and the United Kingdom on issues related to supporting students with disabilities and their families in typical school and community environments.  Among her many projects, Dr. Schuh is the Principal Investigator for the National Inclusive Education Initiative (NIEI) and the Special Education Teacher Certification in Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities academic program.  She continues in the role of advisor on the award-winning documentary, Including Samuel, and is the author and co-author of a variety of books and other publications related to inclusive schooling.