Zach Rossetti, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Special Education in the Wheelock College of Education & Human Development at Boston University. A former special education teacher and inclusion facilitator from New Hampshire, Dr. Rossetti’s research focuses on social interactions and friendships between students with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), specifically the contexts and dynamics of such relationships and how educators may facilitate social opportunities. His research also examines family engagement in schools and communities, family-school partnerships of culturally and linguistically diverse families, and sibling roles and relationships. Dr. Rossetti co-authored (with Janet Story Sauer) Affirming disability: Strengths-based portraits of culturally diverse families (2020, Teachers College Press). He is an Associate Editor for Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, and is on the editorial board of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, and TASH’s new practitioner journal Inclusive Practices.