Wayne State University

Diane Christine Issa

Diane Christine Issa
Adjunct Faculty
Teacher Education, Room 260 Adjunct Office

Office Hours: To be arranged by appointment, because call (313) 401-1042

(313) 401-1042
(313) 869-6164

Education
  • Bachelor of Science, Wayne State University, Cognitive Impairment, Physically or Otherwise Health Impaired (P.O.H.I.), December 1984
  • Masters of Education,¬†Wayne State University, ¬†Educational Leadership, December 1998
  • Oakland University, Endorsement in Autism, May, 1995

Responsibilities

I teach the following classes:

  • SED 5140 - Behavior Management: Positive Behavior Support
  • SED 6120 - Introduction to Autism
  • SED 7800 - Internship Practicum for ASD

Area of Expertise

  • Autism
  • Administration
  • Math and Social Studies

Research Interests

All areas surrounding Autism and Aspergers

Community Engagement Activities

  • Friendship Baptist Church, Detroit, Michigan, Member since 1998
  • Teacher, New Member's Discipleship Training Class, 2008 - present
  • Assistant Superintendent, Church School -Juniors, 2005 - present
  • President, Nursing Minstry, 2010 - present
  • Member, Mission Department, 2009 - present
  • Evangelism Team, 2000 - present
  • Chairperson, Christian Education, 2006 - 2008
  • Children's Center, Detroit, Michigan
  • Presenter, Parent group - Using Visuals, Picture Communication System (PECS), and Understanding Autism 2011-2012