News and Events

    • 15
    • Oct
Dr. Brian Bottge, principal investigator (PI), along with co-PIs at the University of Kentucky (Dr. Xin Ma) and the University of Georgia (Drs. Allan Cohen, Laine Bradshaw and Hye-Jeong Choi), were recently awarded a four-year $1.6 million grant from the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) to develop more sophisticated measurement tools for assessing the conceptual understanding and procedural...
    • 01
    • Sep
The Rehabilitation Counseling Program at the University of Kentucky has been ranked 6th in the nation, among the more than 90 programs nationally, in the 2015 U.S. News and World Report ranking of graduate programs. This ranking represents an 11-point jump from the previous ranking of 17th. The Rehabilitation Counseling Program is housed in the Department of Early Childhood, Special...
    • 30
    • Jul
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 and analyses available through the ExploreVR Data Lab. Mr. McDaniels’ entry was...
    • 01
    • Jul
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 working in high-needs schools with children and youth exhibiting challenging...
    • 01
    • Jul

Touching Lives Award

Dr. Donna Brostek-Lee and clinical instructor Gerald Abner 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 their...