Save the Dates: Special Education 50th Anniversary Celebration

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Fifty years ago, the University of Kentucky established the Department of Special Education and, today, the department includes programs and projects focused on improving the lives of individuals with disabilities of all ages. The public is invited to join the anniversary celebration in Lexington on October 13 and 14, 2018. … Read More

Former faculty, alumni fund fellowships

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Five students in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling recently received fellowships fellowships gifted to the department by previous faculty members and alumni. The Barbara J. Edwards Special Education Fellowship was awarded to Mark Samudre, a Special Education doctoral student. The Mike Nelson Graduate Fellowship was … Read More

Early Childhood, Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling Students Awarded Scholarships

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The Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling is pleased to announce the recipients of the James Arvle Thacker endowment scholarship: Morgan Wells and Trista Adwell. This endowment offers a one-time scholarship to students from Georgia and Kentucky who are enrolled in the online master’s degree program in … Read More

Bottge Presents on Teaching and Learning Math in Engaging Contexts

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Dr. Brian Bottge recently delivered an invited presentation (Relevance Counts: Teaching and Learning Math in Engaging Contexts) via Skype to faculty and doctoral students at the University of Missouri who are involved in Project PRISM: Preparing Interdisciplinary Leaders in Science and Mathematics Special Education. The purpose of the project is … Read More

Rehabilitation Counseling Doctoral Student Receives Grant

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Lisa Dunkley, a doctoral student in the Rehabilitation Counseling Education, Research, and Policy Program in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling has received a competitive grant from the national counseling honor society Chi Sigma Iota. The grant will be used to effectively prepare current University of … Read More

Doctoral Student Brad McDaniels wins Open Data Competition

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Brad McDaniels, M.R.C., a doctoral student in Rehabilitation Counseling won the ExploreVR Open Data Competition, a national competition sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Boston’s Institute for Community Inclusion’s (ICI). The purpose of the ExploreVR Open Data Competition is to promote the use of national vocational rehabilitation (VR) data sets … Read More