Oct. 30, 2014—Vanderbilt has received $15 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Education to support the development of special education programs and a national center.
Oct. 30, 2014—Amy Weitlauf, Ph.D., assistant professor of Pediatrics, will be leading a study among parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to examine the effectiveness of mindfulness training as part of early interventions for children with ASD.
Oct. 30, 2014—A child’s ability to distinguish musical rhythm is related to his or her capacity for understanding grammar, according to a recent study from a researcher at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center.
Oct. 29, 2014—Trans-institutional neuroimaging research at Vanderbilt finds that the brain may be structured differently in children with dyslexia.
Oct. 20, 2014—Putting Faith to Work, an innovative project of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, is partnering with Covenant Presbyterian Church and its Nashville Jobs for Life program to offer a series of classes for individuals with disabilities.
Oct. 15, 2014—A Vanderbilt Kennedy Center panel will discuss "Ethical Issues of Involvement in Disability Support Organizations" beginning at noon Oct. 27 in Room 241 of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center/One Magnolia Circle Building.
Sep. 12, 2014—Acting assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Michael Yudin and Nashville Mayor Karl Dean visited Vanderbilt Sept. 11 as part of the “Partners in Progress” Back-to-School Bus Tour.
Sep. 10, 2014—Yudin and Dean will learn about early childhood education programs during the Vanderbilt visit.
Aug. 28, 2014—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center is launching is a new educational series that will focus on the complexities of conducting interdisciplinary research and clinical trials that involve behavioral, environmental and pharmaceutical interventions.
Jul. 31, 2014—Kevin Sanders, assistant professor of psychiatry and pediatrics, has been named medical director for the Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Jul. 31, 2014—Kevin Sanders, M.D., assistant professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, has been named medical director for the Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD).
Jul. 21, 2014—Peer-led interventions that target parental well-being can significantly reduce stress, depression and anxiety in mothers of children with disabilities.