Bausch Appointed to State Panel

  Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Dr. Margaret Bausch to the Kentucky State Advisory Panel for Exceptional Children. The panel provides policy guidance with respect to special education and related services for children with disabilities in Kentucky as defined by special education regulations and applicable state and federal law.

Understanding Multiple Sclerosis Patients’ Needs

Dr. Malachy Bishop has received a $329,000 research grant from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to increase understanding of what people with multiple sclerosis (MS) want from their health care. Previous studies have shown health care works best when patients participate in its design and delivery. However, the health care … Read More

UK Faculty at International Division of Early Childhood Conference

Dr. Jennifer Grisham-Brown and Early Childhood Laboratory Staff (Charlotte Manno, Rebecca Crawford, Christy Kaylor, Kim Nicholas and Mary Beth Caldwell) along with Kristie Pretti-Frontczak (B2K Solutions, Ohio) and Lynn Sullivan (Region 11 Education Service Center, Texas) presented a preconference workshop at the International Division of Early Childhood Conference held recently … Read More

Studies Find Math Intervention Effective for Students With and Without Disabilities

Findings from two large pretest-posttest, cluster-randomized studies based at the University of Kentucky College of Education showed that students taught using the Enhanced Anchored Instruction (EAI) method made significant improvement in computing fractions and problem solving over students taught by their teachers using the usual school curriculum. Results also indicated … Read More

Rehab Counseling Student Wins Adelstein Award

Overcoming a disability brought on by a spinal cord injury in 2008 has been a significant achievement for UK College of Education student Duke Pettit II. As a result of his hard work and success in the Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling program in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education … Read More

Faculty Help Deaf-Blind Teen Excel at School

The Herald-Leader and WTVQ Channel 36 recently featured the work of UK College of Education faculty members Gerald Abner and Donna Brostek-Lee, as well as Diane Haynes, an adjunct faculty member and state-coordinator of the Kentucky Deaf-Blind Project (a federally-funded program based at the college and overseen by the Kentucky … Read More

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