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Former Cheekwood exhibit finds home at Vanderbilt’s Susan Gray School

Dec. 16, 2019—A one-of-a-kind playhouse inspired by the Beatrix Potter story "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" has been installed at The Susan Gray School at Vanderbilt Peabody College. The Peter Rabbit House was designed as part of a Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience project and created in collaboration with Pfeffer Torode Architecture, Daigh Rick Landscape Architects and Peabody College’s Early Childhood and Elementary Education program.

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The Innovation of Autism: The newly endowed Frist Center for Autism and Innovation seeks to unlock unique talents

Feb. 19, 2019—The Frist Center for Autism and Innovation seeks to transform workplaces by developing new technologies based on the specific skills and talents of people with autism, effectively inspiring advances that can lead to meaningful employment and a fuller life.

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What’s On My Mind: Embracing neurodiversity in research and practice

Dec. 3, 2018—Exploring neurodiversity is important for educational development, and it is also driving new research with the potential to fuel innovation in a variety of fields, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.

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Seventh annual Susan Gray School Golf Tournament is April 19

Mar. 28, 2018—The seventh annual Susan Gray School Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, April 19, at Vanderbilt Legends Golf Course in Franklin, Tennessee. All proceeds raised will benefit the Susan Gray School, the first nationally recognized early intervention program to include typically developing children in education settings alongside children with disabilities.

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Vanderbilt’s Susan Gray School honored with national accreditation

Mar. 22, 2016—The Susan Gray School, part of Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development, again has achieved accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the foremost professional association for the field of early childhood education.

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Golf tournament April 14 will benefit Susan Gray School

Mar. 15, 2016—The fifth annual Susan Gray School Golf Tournament is scheduled for Thursday, April 14, at Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin. All proceeds raised will benefit the school, the first nationally recognized early intervention program to include typically developing children in education settings alongside children with disabilities.

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New curriculum brings more science and math to pre-K

Nov. 6, 2015—A new curriculum developed by Peabody College's Mary Louise Hemmeter and others and launching in January closes the gap on math and science education in pre-k classrooms.

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Head Start turns 50 – and there’s a Vanderbilt connection

May. 22, 2015—Peace Corps founder Sargent Shriver launched the federal Head Start program a half-century ago, bringing early learning opportunities to more than 32 million needy children. None of it would have been possible without the woman whose work he modeled the program after: Peabody College's Susan Gray.

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Michael Yudin, Karl Dean visit Susan Gray School

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.

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Federal education official, Mayor Karl Dean to tour Susan Gray School Sept. 11

Sep. 10, 2014—Yudin and Dean will learn about early childhood education programs during the Vanderbilt visit.

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At Susan Gray School, children with disabilities and typically developing children learn side by side

Jul. 10, 2014—The Susan Gray School has long been known as a resource for early childhood education of children with developmental disabilities. Not everyone knows, however, that the school also enrolls many typically developing children.

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Susan Gray School now enrolling students

Jul. 2, 2014—Have you heard about one of Peabody College’s “tucked-away treasures”? The Susan Gray School is an inclusive preschool for children 1-5 conveniently located near Peabody Library in the OMC Building. Susan Gray’s school day is 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., but the school is open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and offers early, late and...

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