Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling

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Welcome to the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling.

We’re showcasing outstanding accomplishments in three programs which prepare educators and counselors. Join us in conducting research, developing best practices, and participating in service-related activities that positively impact individuals in Kentucky and around the globe.

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    • 11
    • Oct
Dr. Fadia Nasser-Abu Alhija, the first Israeli Arab woman to be appointed an associate professor at an Israeli research university, spent the day recently with Dr. Brian Bottge and his Institute of Education Sciences grant team in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling at the UK College of Education. Dr. Nasser-Abu Alhija is a Professor in the...
    • 06
    • Jan

Hope for Tomorrow

Of all the gifts she has received, the country of Guatemala gave Dr. Jennifer Grisham-Brown her greatest one – the gift of her son. After his adoption, she yearned for a way to pour her heart into a place that had filled hers. That desire gave birth to a mission that is helping orphans and at-risk children in Guatemala, and also...
    • 07
    • Dec

The Nexus Between Teaching and Research

This blog was originally published on the Institute of Education Sciences website. Samuel Choo is a doctoral student at the dissertation stage in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling at the University of Kentucky College of Education. In this blog post, he describes how working on an Institute of Education Sciences grant gave him first-hand experiences in planning...
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