Bryan Dallas Ph.D, CRC, LCPC

Bryan Dallas
Title: Associate Professor/Program Coordinator
Division: Interdisciplinary Health Professions
Unit: Rehabilitation Counseling
Office Location: Wirtz Hall 356
Office Phone: 815-752-8389
Office Fax: 815-753-9123

Courses Taught

  • REHB 627: Medical Aspects of Disability
  • REHB 662: Vocational Analysis and Job Placement
  • REHB 495: Assistive Technology in Rehabilitation
  • REHB 492: Medical Aspects of Disability in Rehabilitation


  • Ph.D., Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, Rehabilitation
  • M.S., Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, Rehabilitation Counseling
  • B.S., Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, Health Care Management
  • A.A.S, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, Physical Therapist Assistant


  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor


  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Research Interests

  • Postsecondary accommodations for students with disabilities
  • Universal Design in instructional settings
  • Assistive Technology
  • Vocational Analysis 

Selected Publications

Dallas, B. K., Ramisch, J., and Ashmore, A. (2018). How involved should they be? Students with ASD in postsecondary settings and their family members. The Qualitative Report, 23(5), 1208-1222.

Sprong, M. E., Dallas, B. K., Chowdhury, D., and Buono, F. D. (2017). Impact of sexism and gender on recommendations for rehabilitation services. Journal of Rehabilitation, 83(4), 13-24.

Dallas, B. K., McCarthy, A. K., and Long, G. (2016). Examining the educational benefits of and attitudes toward closed captioning among undergraduate students. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 16(2), 56-65. doi: 10.14434/josotl.v16i2.19267

Dallas, B. K., Sprong, M. E., and Kluesner, B. (2016). Multi-university comparison of faculty attitudes and use of universal design instructional techniques. Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 30(2), 148-160.

Dallas, B. K., Ramisch, J., and McGowan, B. (2015). Students with autism spectrum disorders and the role of family in postsecondary settings: A systematic review of the literature. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 28(2), 135-147.

Sprong, M. E., Dallas, B., Upton, T. D., and Bordieri, J. (2015). The influence of race, causal attribution, and in-group favoritism on recommendations for rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 58(4), 227-239.

Sprong, M. E., Dallas, B., Davis, S., Melvin, A., and Koch, D. S. (2014). Substance abuse and vocational rehabilitation: A survey of policies and procedures. Journal of Rehabilitation, 80(4), 4-9.

Lombardi, A., Murray, C., and Dallas, B. (2013). University faculty attitudes toward disability and inclusive instruction: Comparing two institutions. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 26(3), 221-232.

Reinschmiedt, H. J., Sprong, M. E., Dallas, B., Buono, F., and Upton, T. (2013). Post-secondary students with disabilities receiving accommodations: A survey of satisfaction and subjective well-being. Journal of Rehabilitation, 79(3), 3-10.

Dallas, B. K. and Upton, T. D. (2011). Maximizing access to postsecondary educational print materials for students with print-related disabilities. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 42, 35-42.

Upton, T. D. and Dallas, B. K. (2011). Workers’ compensation. In T. D. Upton (Ed.), Private rehabilitation: Evolving opportunities (pp. 108-135). Linn Creek, MO: Aspen Professional Services.