Grant to Fund Work with High Needs Schools, Students

The Women and Philanthropy organization on campus awarded a grant to the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling. The $44,620 grant will fund five master’s degree students in the new Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis program directed by Dr. Allan Allday. The students will be … Read More

Touching Lives Award

Dr. Donna Brostek- Lee and clinical instructor Gerald Abner received the Touching Lives Award at the Kentucky Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired state conference. Brostek and Abner developed the teacher preparation program in visual impairments at UK. Both are well known in Kentucky for … Read More

Helping Hands

During Spring Break, Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling Department (EDSRC) faculty and students traveled to a small village in southern India to work with community partners in the provision of assessment and intervention services to children and youth with disabilities. Most of the children are provided intervention through … Read More

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

Evidenced-based Technique for Teaching Mathematics to Struggling Students

Professor Brian Bottge and colleagues Linda Gassaway, Enrique Rueda, and Mark Butler recently completed a 5-minute YouTube production describing research funded by the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER). The idea of making the video came from the Commissioner Dr. Joan McLaughlin of NCSER following Bottge’s presentation at the … Read More

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