Jul. 17, 2014—During the recent ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp, singer Brett Eldredge pumped up the karaoke crowd at Winner’s Bar as camper Clayton Caroll took the stage. A partnership between the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and the Academy of Country Music, the residential camp has the dual purpose of studying Williams syndrome and other developmental disabilities and providing...
Jul. 2, 2014—Tennessee-based congressional staff members spent the day on campus June 25 to learn firsthand about Vanderbilt services and resources.
Jun. 26, 2014—The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) recently recognized two Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) staff members and one VKC investigator for their service in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities.
May. 28, 2014—Ben Folds is featured at “Music and the Mind,” a free symposium sponsored by the Vanderbilt Brain Institute June 12.
May. 23, 2014—Russell the Robot, the two-foot humanoid that has demonstrated robots can help young children diagnosed with autism spread disorder learn basic social skills, was featured at the 20th annual Coalition for National Science Funding exhibit.
May. 9, 2014—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center website, with a wealth of disability-related resources, has undergone a makeover.
Apr. 22, 2014—Amanda Palmer discovered a love of working with children with autism during high school. That made the decision to attend Peabody College, with its top-ranked program in special education, easy.
Apr. 15, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) and the Tennessee Department of Education are partnering to bring a novel intervention program to families of young children with autism in Middle Tennessee. Called the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), this new intervention method is aimed at early treatment of toddlers with autism...
Mar. 31, 2014—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders has developed a special online resource for April’s Autism Awareness Month.
Mar. 14, 2014—The Sixth Annual Tennessee Adult Brothers and Sisters (TABS) Conference will take place April 4-5 at Holiday Inn Vanderbilt.
Mar. 14, 2014—Sarah Jennings, a third-year master's student at Vanderbilt Divinity School, won the Vanderbilt Star songwriting contest March 14. Watch Jennings perform her winning song "Addicted to You."
Mar. 13, 2014—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center will serve as the lead site for a $500,000 grant focused on building capacity of faith communities, such as churches, mosques, synagogues and other religious organizations, to support employment for members with disabilities.