Next Steps at Vanderbilt, TN’s first inclusive higher ed program for students with intellectual disability, celebrates 10 years of impact
Feb. 17, 2020—For the past decade, students with intellectual disability have found an inclusive postsecondary education experience through Next Steps at Vanderbilt. The program, housed in Peabody College of education and human development’s Department of Special Education, is marking its 10th anniversary with events and commemorations throughout 2020.
Apr. 10, 2019—“Math and Logic in Monkeys, Children and Remote Cultures,” will take place Thursday, April 11 at Hobbs Hall.
Nov. 30, 2018—Vanderbilt will conduct a clinical trial of an intervention for young children with language delays in an NIDCD study.
Oct. 26, 2018—A one-year $604,000 grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development will allow researchers to to examine biological and phenotypic markers of Down syndrome.
Oct. 5, 2018—Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Special Education Laurie Cutting has received a $3 million NIH Merit Award from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
Mar. 20, 2018—The National Science Foundation has awarded a Faculty Early Career Development Grant to Gavin R. Price, assistant professor of psychology at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College.
Mar. 15, 2018—Margaret Livingstone, Ph.D., the Takeda Professor of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School, will present this year's final Neuroscience Graduate Seminar Series Lecture on March 28.
Mar. 15, 2018—Registration is open for the 2018 Tennessee Disability MegaConference, to be held May 24–25 at the Nashville Airport Marriott. This year’s theme is “Rising Strong Together.”
Mar. 12, 2018—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have found that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be accurately diagnosed in young children via remote, telemedicine assessments, a method that could significantly increase access and reduce wait times for autism services. In a first-of-its-kind study, the researchers compared the accuracy of rapid telemedicine evaluations to in-person evaluations...
Mar. 1, 2018—The Vanderbilt Education and Brain Sciences Research Lab is seeking participants age 8 to 20 for a research study focusing on reading difficulties and neurofibromatosis.
Feb. 23, 2018—The lecture will focus on the need to look closely at linguistic differences between language used in the home and in schools.
Jan. 5, 2018—A grant of more than $100,000 from Sesame Workshop will support a new Vanderbilt study on kindness.