Developmental Disabilities

  • Vanderbilt University

    Improving disability services through public policy focus of Kennedy Center event

    The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (Vanderbilt University) Three panelists experienced in working with public policy makers will share their strategies on how to advocate effectively to improve the disability services system at an event Feb. 15 at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. “Educate to Advocate: Strategies to… Read More

    Feb 2, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUCast: Four Stories to Inspire!

    This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Next Steps: Redefining “team effort” A student’s mission to save lives becomes reality A surgeon teaches compassion through memories Rascal Flatts brings harmony to sick children [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Dec 16, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Dykens, UCEDD recognized for service to individuals with disabilities

    Elisabeth Dykens (Daniel Dubois/Vanderbilt) Individuals and representatives of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) were recognized at the annual conference of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) in early November. The Outstanding Achievement Award was presented to… Read More

    Nov 14, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    New tool to i.d. support needed by children with intellectual disabilities

    Determining what children with intellectual disabilities need to thrive by building on their strengths and interests is the aim of a new federally funded project in the Department of Special Education. Read More

    Jul 28, 2011

  • Darius Rucker with campers

    Vanderbilt Kennedy Center campers join Darius Rucker at ACM Awards

    A special performance at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards April 3 at 8 p.m. on CBS featuring country music star Darius Rucker and participants in the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp will benefit the Kennedy Center. Read More

    Mar 28, 2011