Sep. 15, 2015—Disability Mentoring Day at Vanderbilt is scheduled for Oct. 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Room 241.
Jun. 25, 2015—Traumatic spinal cord injuries are increasing with the population, and incidence is higher in older patients, according to a Vanderbilt study that was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Apr. 30, 2014—In the latest VUCast: Watch a senior erase stereotypes among young students in the Middle East; see how a senior is telling stories to change perceptions about disabilities; and learn how you can click your way to Commencement. All this and more in the latest VUCast, Vanderbilt's online newscast. Watch now.
Mar. 14, 2014—The Sixth Annual Tennessee Adult Brothers and Sisters (TABS) Conference will take place April 4-5 at Holiday Inn Vanderbilt.
Mar. 10, 2014—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean will visit Vanderbilt University’s campus Wednesday to pledge his support to putting an end to the “R Word,” which has negative and hurtful connotations to people with disabilities.
May. 1, 2013—Voting is now open for Tennessee Employment Idol, which celebrates employment success stories among people with disabilities. The finalists are featured in two- to four-minute videos that should depict: How the employee got the job; Why the job is a great fit; How many hours a week the employee works; How long the employee has...
Mar. 11, 2013—The 2013 Tennessee Adult Brothers and Sisters conference will be held April 5-6 at the Holiday Inn-Vanderbilt, located at 2613 West End Ave. in Nashville. The conference is open to adult siblings who have a brother or sister with a disability, siblings-in-law, cousins and professionals interested in sibling issues.
Oct. 30, 2012—Jim Shulman, executive director of the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability, will present “State of Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability Update” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6. The Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Group event will take place in Medical Center East’s South Tower, Rom 8380B.
Oct. 10, 2012—Home and community-based services for adults and seniors with physical disabilities will be the topic of a Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Group lecture from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. The lecture will be held in Medical Center East, South Tower, Room 8380B.
Oct. 3, 2012—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities is seeking staff to mentor individuals with disabilities through job shadowing for disAbility Mentoring Day at Vanderbilt, scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17. disAbility Mentoring Day includes job-shadow and career exploration opportunities designed to link students and jobseekers with disabilities to employers interested in fostering...
Oct. 2, 2012—A grant from the U.S. Department of Education will continue to fund the development of coursework and teacher training materials for students with disabilities.