Mar. 13, 2014—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean visited the Vanderbilt campus March 12 for Spread the Word to End the Word, an annual event presented by the award-winning Vanderbilt chapter of Best Buddies.
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.
Feb. 21, 2014—SENSE Theatre, the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and University School of Nashville will present Mergatroid and the Candy Store March 7-8 at 7 p.m. at the Belmont University Black Box Theatre on Compton Ave.
Feb. 12, 2014—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center is conducting a study to learn more about the lower rates of autism among Hispanic children.
Feb. 6, 2014—The antioxidant vitamin E prevented the buildup of toxic products in a model of a rare genetic disorder, suggesting new strategies for therapeutic development.
Jan. 30, 2014—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center TRIAD program has collaborated with the Nashville Opera to create a free performance of "Billy Goats Gruff" for children with autism spectrum disorder.
Jan. 9, 2014—More independent work environments may lead to reductions in autism symptoms and improve daily living in adults with the disorder, according to a Vanderbilt study released in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
Jan. 9, 2014—An association between rigid-compulsive behaviors and gastrointestinal symptoms in autism spectrum disorder may point to a common biological pathway that impacts both the brain and the gut.
Jan. 7, 2014—“The Power of Your Voice: Impacting Public Policy Today” is the title of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Educate to Advocate event for 2014, scheduled for 4:10 to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center/One Magnolia Circle Building.
Jan. 7, 2014—The 2014 Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Science Day is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 14, from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Student Life Center. More than 100 presenters—from undergraduate students to post-doctoral fellows—have submitted posters of recent research to be viewed by their peers, faculty and the public. In addition, many of these presenters will show...
Jan. 6, 2014—Gifted children are likely to be the next generation's innovators and leaders—yet the exceptionally smart are often invisible in the classroom, according to a 30-year study conducted by researchers at Vanderbilt's Peabody College.
Dec. 12, 2013—For children with severe communication impairments who are unable to communicate using natural speech, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) can open up other forms of expression and ways to connect with family members, teachers and friends. The fifth annual Augmentative and Alternative Communications Workshop will be held Feb. 27-28, 2014, in Room 241 of the...