Young Exceptional Children is a peer-reviewed quarterly journal produced by DEC.
YEC is a practical resource designed for teachers, administrators, therapists, family members, and others who work with young children with special needs. DEC members receive YEC as a member benefit. Nonmembers, including institutions, can subscribe to YEC separately.
Editor: Angel Fettig, University of Washington
Managing Editor: Mischa McManus, University of Washington
Kathleen Artman-Meeker, University of Washington
Christan Coogle, George Mason University
Lillian Duran, University of Oregon
Justin Lane, University of Kentucky
Hailey Love, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Chelsea Morris, University of Georgia
Kathleen Zimmerman, University of Kansas
Young Exceptional Children’s editorial board is made up of DEC members committed to promoting policies and advancing evidence-based practices to support the optimal development of young children with special needs.
Zhe Gigi An, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Erin Barton, Vanderbilt University
Ching-I Chen, Kent State University
Serra De Arment, Virginia Commonwealth University
Veronica Fleury, Florida State University
Amber Friesen, San Francisco State University
Ariane Gauvreau, University of Washington
Christine Hancock, Wayne State University
Jessica Hardy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Lori Meyer, University of Vermont
Alina Mihai, Indiana University Kokomo
Sloan Storie, University of North Carolina Charlotte
Tran Templeton, University of North Texas
Charis Wahman, Michigan State University
Hasan Zaglahwan, University of Northern Colorado
YEC ensures that DEC fulfills its mission to promote evidence-based practices that ultimately benefit the children and families who receive ECSE/EI services. YEC is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to the dissemination of high-quality research and evidence-based practices focused on supporting young children with disabilities, their families, and professionals in the field.
YEC is widely circulated within and outside the United States through our individual and institutional subscribers (including all DEC members).
Find out how to submit your work to YEC.