Life Span Institute -  Research - Projects

The work of the Life Span Institute, research, service, training and technical assistance, is accomplished by affiliated Center researchers through projects funded by competitive federal, state, and private grants and contracts.

Each project listed below is linked to its Life Span Institute web page. In some cases, the projects have web sites and links to these are on the LSI project web pages.

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PI/Project Director Project Title

Funding Agency

Status Project Period
Abbott, Mary I. / Atwater, Jane B.

Wyandotte County, Kansas Early Reading First

U.S. Department of Education Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) Completed 09-01-07 to 08-31-11
Abbott, Mary I. Phase 2: Effectiveness of Mobile EBASS-Classroom U.S. Dept of Ed   10-01-11 to
Atwater, Jane B. / Walker, Dale

ARRA-Project Eagle Early Head Start Expansion

KUMCRI-HHS Completed 04-01-10 to 09-30-10
Baggett, Kathleen M.

Project Eagle Community Programs: Healthy Families Wyandotte County

KU Medical Center (KUMC)(WyCo) Completed 10-01-06 to 06-30-12
Baggett, Kathleen M.

Promoting Early Social-Communication for Toddlers with Autism

Indiana University Completed 08-31-07 to 06-30-10
Baggett, Kathleen M. A Web-Based Professional Development Program for Child Care Providers NICHD   08-01-10 to 07-31-14
Baggett, Kathleen M. Translating Effective Maltreatment Intervention into the Community Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Completed 09-01-09 to 08-31-12
Baggett, Kathleen M. Expanding the Reach of Evidence-Based Interventions for Improving Social-Emotional Outcomes for Infants in Childcare U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Services (IES)   03-01-10 to 02-28-13
Baggett, Kathleen M. Joint Attention Mediated Learning Intervention for Toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Their Families Indiana University   07-01-12 to 06-30-16
Baggett, Kathleen M. Web-based Parenting Intervention for Mothers of Infants ORI   09-28-10 to 07-31-14
Baggett, Kathleen M. / Carta, Judith J. First-Time Parent Interactive Parenting Intervention (Infant-Net) Oregon Research Institute (ORI), National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Completed 03-10-06 to 01-31-08
Barlow, Steven M.

Functional Outcomes to Cleft Lip Surgery

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) Completed 01-01-06 to 12-31-11
Barlow, Steven M. Sensorimotor Control of the Human Orofacial System National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)   01-15-02 to 06-30-13
Bigelow, Kathryn M. Kansas Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program KS Dept of H&E   09-30-11 to
Bigelow, Kathryn M. Project Engage: Building Parents' Capacity to Improve Child Language Outcomes U.S. Department of Health and Human Services   09-01-12 to 08-31-15
Brady, Nancy C. The CCS: A Treatment Outcome Measure for Individuals with Severe Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities National Institutes of Health   07-05-13 to 04-30-18
Brady, Nancy C.

Communication Success and AAC

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)   03-08-07 to 01-31-13
Brady, Nancy C. Transitions from Augmentative or Alternative Communication (AAC) to Speech: A Pilot Investigation Autism Speaks   11-01-11 to 11-30-12
Brady, Nancy C. / Bashinski, Susan M.

Promoting Community Outcomes for Children  with Deaf-Blindness

U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Completed 10-01-03 to 09-30-09
Brumberg, Jonathan Investigating Output Modality for a Brain-Computer Interface for Communication NIH   09-01-12 to 08-31-14
Buzhardt Jr., Joseph Early Home Learning Project Parenting Research Centre   09-01-12 to 03-29-13
Buzhardt Jr., Joseph Experimental evaluation of the online and applied system for intervention skills (OASIS) training program using video-conferencing for parents of children with an autism spectrum disorder Department of Education National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research   10-01-09 to 09-30-12
Buzhardt Jr., Joseph

Examination of the Use of a Spanish Version of the Online and Applied System for Intervention Skills (OASIS) Training Program and Parents of Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

KUMCRI   10-01-11 to 09-30-12
Buzhardt Jr., Joseph

The effects of online decision making support for home visitors using an RTI approach to promoting the language development of at-risk infants and toddlers

U.S. Dept of Ed   07-01-12 to 06-30-13
Carta, Judith J. Exploring moderating roles of home/classroom quality in relations between language NICHD   07-01-12-06-30-14
Carta, Judith J. Analysis of Longitudinal Data..Early Head Start Evaluation TKC-IS Completed 09-26-07 to 09-30-08
Carta, Judith J. Technical Assistance Center for Evidence-Based Practice to Improve Social-Emotional Development University of South Florida (USF), U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)   01-01-08 to 12-31-12
Carta, Judith J. Development of a Three-Tiered Model in Early Intervention.. UNL(DE-IES)   06-01-09 to 04-30-13
Carta, Judith J.

Preventing Child Maltreatment Through a Cellular-Phone Technology

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Completed 09-01-06 to 12-31-11
Catts, Hugh W.

Early Identification of Children with Reading Disabilities

U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Services (IES)   07-01-08 to 12-31-13
Catts, Hugh W. Language Bases of Skilled Reading Comprehension U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Services (IES)   07-01-10 to 06-30-15
Collie-Akers, Vicki Enhancing the Latino Health for All Coalitions Efforts HCF of GKC Completed 07-16-10 to 07-15-12
Collie-Akers, Vicki Socioeconomic Status Related Cancer Disparities Program (SESRCD) APA Completed 02-15-11 to 08-26-11
Colombo, John A.

Zinc and Biobehavioral Development in Early Childhood

John Hopkins University (JHU), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD) Completed 09-30-04 to 07-31-10
Colombo, John A.

DHA Supplemental in Pregnancy Outcomes

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD)   04-04-06 to 01-31-13
Colombo, John A.

Pupil Size and Circadian Salivary Variations in ASD

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Completed 04-07-09 to 02-28-12
Colombo, John A.

Effects of DHA on Fetal Cardiac Outcomes

KUMCRI Completed 05-01-09 to 04-30-11
Colombo, John A. Visual attention, joint attention and emergent language Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD)   06-01-13 to 05-31-15
Colombo, John A. Low GI Intake and Toddler Cognitive Performance Meade   04-04-11 to 10-31-12
Colombo, John A. / Smith, Peter G.

Kansas Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (KIDDRC)

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD)   07-01-06 to 06-30-16
Donnelly, Joseph E.

Long-Term Exercise, Weight Loss and Energy Balance

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK) Completed 07-01-05 to 06-30-11
Donnelly, Joseph E.

A Psychiatric Rehabilitation Approach to Weight Loss

KU Medical Center (KUMC), National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Completed 01-01-07 to 12-31-09
Donnelly, Joseph E.

Prevention of Obesity in YMCA After School Programs

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK)   07-01-07 to 06-30-13
Donnelly, Joseph E.

Equivalent Weight Loss for Phone & Clinic Weight Management

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK)   04-01-07 to 06-30-13
Donnelly, Joseph E.

Brain Function Predictors and Outcome of Weight Loss

KU Medical Center (KUMC) Completed 09-08-08 to 06-30-11
Donnelly, Joseph E.

Effects of Resistance Training and Milk Supplementation

DairyMan, Inc. Completed 09-01-09 to 12-31-11
Donnelly, Joseph E.

Effects of Visible Cheese Consumption

DairyMan, Inc. Completed 08-01-08 to 07-31-09
Donnelly, Joseph E. Dose-Response study of Exercise in Older Adults KUMCRI(NIA)   09-15-09 to 08-31-12
Donnelly, Joseph E. Obesity Training Workshop United Methodist Completed 07-01-09 to 11-30-10
Donnelly, Joseph E. Aerobic Fitness in Slowing the Progression of Alzheimer's Disease KUMCRI(NIH)   02-01-10 to 01-31-13
Donnelly, Joseph E. Neuroimaging Studies of Reward, Impulsivity..Exercise Program KUMC(NIDDK)   04-01-10 to 01-31-15
Donnelly, Joseph E. Weight Loss and Maintenance for Individuals with IDD KUMC(NIDDK)   09-15-10 to 08-31-15
Donnelly, Joseph E. Physical Activity and Academic Achievement (A+PAAC) NIDDK   04-01-10 to 03-31-15
Donnelly, Joseph E. A Randomized Trial of Recommendations for Exercise to Prevent Weight Regain NIH   04-01-12 to 03-31-17
Ekerdt, David J.

Household Moves Project: Research About Downsizing Possessions in Later Life

National Institute on Aging (NIA)   04-01-08 to 03-31-13
Ellerbeck, Kathy A. / Jacobson, Jill Hormones and DNA Methylation in Autism University of Kansas, KU Medical Center (KUMC)    
Faiman, Morris Carbamathione, A Novel Disulfiram Metabolite for Cocaine Dependence NIDA Completed 01-01-08 to 06-30-12
Fawcett, Stephen B. / et al.

Testing the Community Change Model with Substance Abuse

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Completed 08-25-07 to 07-31-10
Fawcett, Stephen B. / Lewis. Translational and Cultural Adaptation of an Arabic Version of the Community Toolbox DOD Completed 03-12-10 to 05-31-12
Fawcett, Stephen B. / Schultz, Jerry A. Implementing the Health for All Model with the Latino Community National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD)   06-01-08 to 01-31-13
Fawcett, Stephen B. / Schultz, Jerry A. Spanish Translation of the Community Tool Box F-RWJF Completed 08-01-08 to 07-31-09
Ferguson, Sarah Hargus

Acoustic Correlates of Clear Speech

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) Completed 12-01-07 to 11-30-10
Fowler, Stephen C.

Biophysical Study of Antipsychotics' Behavioral Effects

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Completed 12-01-04 to 11-30-10
Freeman, Rachel L..

Preventing Violence-Building Healthy Schools

Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Completed 02-01-07 to 05-31-08
Freeman, Rachel L..

Kansas Institute for Positive Behavior Support

Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services (KSSRS) Completed 11-01-01 to 10-31-11
Freeman, Rachel L.. PBS Tertiary Training System Development MoDESE Completed 07-01-10 to 06-30-12
Freeman, Rachel L.. Promoting Social and Academic Success Using a Multi-Tier System KsDE Completed 05-01-08 to 04-30-09
Freeman, Rachel L.. KIPBS: Kansas Person-Centered Planning Study KsSRS Completed 02-01-10 to 10-31-10
Freeman, Rachel L.. KIPBS: Quality of Life Measurement and Evaluation Study KsSRS Completed 02-01-10 to 10-31-10
Freeman, Rachel L.. KIPBS: Kansas Challenging Behavior Study KsSRS Completed 02-01-10 to 10-31-10
Freeman, Rachel L. High Plains Educational Cooperative SWPBS Training High Plains Euducational Cooperative   09-04-11 to 05-31-12
Freeman, Rachel L. Kansas Mental Health Positive Behavior Support Project (KMHPBS) KS Dept for Children and Families   07-01-12 to 12-31-13
Freeman, Rachel L. Sedgwick County CDDO PBES Pilot Project Sedgwick County - Kansas   08-21-11 to 12-31-11
Froehlich-Grobe, Katherine

A Randomized Exercise Trial for Wheelchair Users

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD) Completed 09-01-05 to 06-30-11
Greenwood, Charles R. Center on Outcomes for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers with Disabilities Stanford Research Institute (SRI), U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)   10-01-03 to 09-30-08
Greenwood, Charles R. Post-Doctoral Research Training Program in Special Education U.S. Department of Education   03-01-12 to 02-29-16
Greenwood, Charles R. / Buzhardt, Jay F.

Effects of Progress Monitoring Supported by National Web-based Technology

U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Completed 11-01-06 to 10-31-10
Greenwood, Charles R. / Carta, Judith J. Center for Response to Intervention in Early Childhood U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Services (IES)   07-01-08 to 07-30-13
Greenwood, Charles R. / Walker, Dale / Buzhardt, Jay F.

The Infancy to Preschool Early Literacy Connection

U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Services (IES) Completed 03-01-07 to 02-28-12
Greenwood, Charles R. / Terry, Barbara J.

Post-Doctoral Leadership Training Program: Intervention Research

U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Completed 09-01-04 to 08-31-10
Hamilton, Nancy A. Fibromyalgia and Sleep Treatments National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)   09-01-08 to 08-31-12
Heitzman-Powell, Linda S. / Buzhardt, Jay F. Evaluation of the OASIS Training Program for Parents of Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder via Telemedicine Service Delivery U.S. Department of Education National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)   10-01-09 to 09-30-12
Heitzman-Powell, Linda S. / Buzhardt, Jay F.

Combining Technologies to Maximize Outcomes: Children with Autism

U.S. Department of Education National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) Completed 10-01-06 to 09-30-10
Hodgesmith, Martha What Health & Safety Personnel Need to Know KsH&E Completed 01-01-08 to 06-30-12
Horn, Eva / Palmer, Susan

Children's School Success

Indiana University (IU), National Institute of Health (NIH) Completed 09-26-03 to 07-31-10
Horn, Eva / Palmer, Susan Children's School Success Curriculum (CSS+) De-IES   07-01-10 to 06-30-13
Jackson, Yolanda K. Testing Determinants of Resilience: Mental Health, Child Maltreatment and Adaptive Behavior Outcomes National Institute of Health (NIH)   08-01-09 to 02-28-13
Jackson, Yolanda K. Substance Use in Foster Care Youth: Relations Among Maltreatment, Use, and Coping National Institute of Health (NIH)   08-05-12 to 08-04-15
Johnson, David K. Implementation of a Dementia Crisis Support Program KsDA Completed 09-30-09 to 03-31-11
Johnson, David K.

Epidemiology and Development of Alzheimer's Disease (EDAD)

Fogarty International Center

Current 01-06-2013 to 05-30-2015
Johnson, Tiffany A.

Characterizing the Effect of Varying Stimulation Parameters of Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions

American Academy of Audiology Foundation (AAAF) Completed 01-01-09 to 12-31-08
Kamps, Debra M. Peer Networks Project: Improving Social-Communication, Literacy, and Adaptive Behaviors for Young Children with ASD DE-IES   03-01-09 to 02-28-13
Kamps, Debra M.

Classwide Function-Based Intervention Teams

U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Services (IES)   05-01-07 to 07-31-12
Kamps, Debra M.

Center for Serious Behavior Disorders at the Secondary Level

Lehigh University, U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Services (IES) Completed 07-01-08 to 06-30-12
Kamps, Debra M. Autism Training Program KU Medical Center (KUMC), Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services (KSSRS)   04-01-08 to 06-30-11
Kamps, Debra M. / Wills, Howard Post-Doc Special Education Research Training in Urban Communities DE-IES   03-01-10 to 02-28-14
Kemper, Susan J.

Dual Task Costs to Adults' Language Production

National Institute on Aging (NIA) Completed 06-15-05 to 05-31-11
Kemper, Susan J.

DHB: Measuring Spoken Language Variability in Elderly Individuals

Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), National Science Foundation (NSF) Completed 11-01-08 to 10-31-11
Kokkinakis, Kostas Blind Processing for Better Speech Recognition with Cochlear Implant Devices National Institute of Health (NIH) Completed 08-01-11 to 05-31-12
Linas, Maura W.

Professional Development that S.T.I.C.K.S.

U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Services (IES) Completed 07-01-09 to 05-31-12
Lindeman, David P.

Southeast Kansas Respite Care Services

 

Parsons State Hospital and Training Center (PSHTC)   07-01-91 to 06-30-13
Lindeman, David P.

Dual Diagnosis of Persons with Disabilities

Southeast Kansas Respite Services (SEKRS) Completed 02-01-93 to 06-30-12
Lindeman, David P.

Active Treatment Training Program

Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services (KSSRS) Completed 07-01-87 to 06-30-12
Lindeman, David P.

SEK-CAP

Southeast Kansas Respite Services (SEKRS) Completed 10-01-01 to 06-30-10
Lindeman, David P. Sustained Training for the Kansas Infant/Toddler System (STKITS) Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)   10-01-09 to 09-30-11
Lindeman, David P.

Prevalence of Developmental Disabilities Among Children with Epilepsy in Rural Populations

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Completed 10-01-08 to 06-30-12
Lindeman, David P. Kansas Inservice Training System (KITS) KsDE   07-01-93 to 06-30-13
Lindeman, David P. Early Childhood Partnerships Training and TA (ECPTT) KsH&E Completed 04-01-10 to 09-30-11
Lindeman, David P. KITS - Infant and Toddler Expansion KsH&E   07-01-98 to 06-30-13
Lindeman, David P. Consortium of Low Incidence Teacher Prep Programs (CLIPP) KsDE Completed 08-01-09 to 06-30-11
Madden, Gregory J. / Fowler, Stephen C.

Impulsivity, Dopamine and the Behavioral Economics of Gambling

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Completed

04-01-08 to 03-31-11

Marquis, Janet G.

Describing and Measuring Tobacco Treatment in Drug Treatment

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Completed 07-20-07 to 06-30-10
McCart, Amy B. Integrating Effective Evidence-Based Approaches for At-Risk Families Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF)   06-01-06 to 09-01-07
McCart, Amy B.

Multi-Tiered Systems of Support: Implementing Evidence-Based Practices

Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF) Completed 08-25-08 to 11-30-11
McCart, Amy B. Intensive Positive Behavioral Support: Implementing A Response to Intervention Model For Families The Health Care Foundation of Greater KC   10-01-11 to 09-30-12
Olson, Kathleen M.

Kansas College of Direct Support

Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services (KSSRS) Completed 11-01-06 to 06-30-11
Parent, Wendy S.

Women's Educational Equity Program

U.S. Department of Education Women's Educational Equity Act (WEEA) Completed 10-02-05 to 09-30-10
Parent, Wendy S. APBS Conference Planning Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS)   09-01-06 to 04-30-08
Parent, Wendy S. Integrated Community Systems for Youth with Special Health Care Needs KsH&E-MCH   07-01-09 to 12-31-12
Parent, Wendy S. Think College Kansas: Supporting Individuals with IDD or DD AUCD Completed 01-01-11 to 09-30-11
Parent, Wendy S. SD Futures Curriculum: Achieving Self-Directed Employment DE-OSEP   10-01-10 to 09-30-12
Parent, Wendy S. APBS Web Development and Maintenance APBS   04-01-08 to 03-31-13
Parent, Wendy S. Kansas Employment Initiative KsSRS   10-01-10 to 09-30-12
Parent, Wendy S. Heartland Genetics and Newborn Screening Collaborations University of Oklahoma Completed 01-01-11 to 05-31-11
Patrick, M. Renee Kansas School Readiness Research Project KsDE   10-22-09 to 12-31-12
Patrick, M. Renee Demonstration Learning Communities (DLC) Kansas Head Start Association   01-01-12 to 07-31-13
Rea, Jerry A.

SEK Pilot Project to Replicate Oregon Model for Antisocial Youth Families

Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services (KSSRS) Completed 07-21-05 to 12-31-11
Reichard, Amanda Health Disparities Among People with Disabilities USDE   10-01-12 to 09-30-13
Reichard, Amanda Reducing Health Disparities among People with Intellectual Disabilities CDC   10-01-12 to 09-30-15
Reichard, Amanda Three State Rare Conditions Surveillance Project CDC   09-04-12 to 09-30-13
Rice, Mabel L. Pediatric HIV/Aids Cohort Study (PHACS) Tulane University   09-30-05 to 09-30-15
Rice, Mabel L.

Autism: Social and Communication Predictors in Siblings

Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI), National Institute of Health (NIH) Completed 01-01-07 to 12-31-11
Rice, Mabel L.

Biobehavioral Sciences of Communication Disorders

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

Completed 09-23-2002 to 08-31-2012
Rice, Mabel L. Training Researchers in Language Impairments National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)   07-01-07 to 06-30-13
Rice, Mabel L. Twins and Singletons with Specific Language Impairment National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)   07-01-07 to 06-30-13
Sack, Sara H.

Equipment Exchange:  Increasing Access to Durable Medical Equipment

Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services (KSSRS) Completed 03-01-03 to 06-30-12
Sack, Sara H. Kansas State Plan for Assistive Technology U.S. Department of Education Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)   10-01-05 to 09-30-12
Sack, Sara H.

Expanding Assistive Technology Reutilization Efforts to Include Organizational, Navigational, and High-Cost Technologies

U.S. Department of Education National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) Completed 10-01-06 to 09-30-10
Sack, Sara H.

Tiny K-Infant Toddler Assistive Technology Center

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Completed 07-01-07 to 06-30-12
Sack, Sara H.

Assisting Medicaid Beneficiaries in Accessing Assistive Technology

Kansas Health Policy Authority (KHPA) Completed 11-01-07 to 06-30-12
Sack, Sara H. Assistive Technology Program Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services (KSSRS)   07-01-98 to 06-30-11
Sack, Sara H. Inclusive Community Gardens ... and Maybe Money U.S. Department of Education National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)   10-01-09 to 09-30-12
Sack, Sara H. Connecting Kansans and Supporting Increased Independence and Employment through Access to Technology KsSRS   10-01-10 to 09-30-12
Sack, Sara H. Assistive Technology Services for VR Customers KsSRS Completed 09-01-10 to 12-31-10
Sack, Sara H. Kansas Fire Safety Solutions Project U.S. Department of Homeland Security   10-01-12 to 09-30-13
Sailor, Wayne S. / McCart, Amy B. Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports University of Oregon, U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)   10-01-03 to 09-30-13
Sailor, Wayne S. / McCart, Amy B.

Tertiary Intervention:  the K-I Center

U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Completed 10-03-06 to 06-30-11
Sailor, Wayne S. / McCart, Amy B. The Schoolwide Integrated Framework for Transformation Center (SWIFT) U.S. Department of Education   10-15-12 to 10-14-17
Saunders, Kathryn J. / Colombo, John A. Postdoctoral Training in Translational Research on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD)   05-01-09 to 04-30-14
Saunders, Kathryn J. Translational Analysis of CAB Across the Life Span - Project 3 KK(NICHD)   09-01-09 to 06-30-14
Saunders, Kathryn J.

Recombinative Generalization of Within-syllable Units in MR

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD) Completed 07-01-06 to 06-30-12
Saunders, Kathryn J. Improving Outcomes for Young Children with Hearing Impairment and Other Disabilities: Technology US Dept of Ed   10-01-11 to 09-30-13
Saunders, Muriel D. Weight Loss by Individuals with Physical Disabilities U.S. Department of Education National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)   10-01-09 to 09-30-12
Saunders, Richard R.

Reducing the Incidence of Obesity in Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Kansas

Kansas Council on Developmental Disabilities (KCDD) Completed 10-01-06 to 12-31-09
Saunders, Richard R. Communication of People with Mental Retardation Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD)   12-01-06 to 03-31-13
Saunders, Richard R. / Saunders, Muriel D. Closing the Loop: Exploring Best Practices in Healthy Athletes Special Olympics Completed 01-15-10 to 01-14-11
Schroeder, Stephen Early Prevention of Aberrant Behavior in Neuro Disorders in Peru NICHD   06-01-10 to 05-31-13
Schultz, Jerry A.

Community Monitoring Documentation System

Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services (KSSRS) Completed 09-01-02 to 06-30-12
Schultz, Jerry A. Evaluating the Impact of CADCA's Coalition Training in Lima, Peru Michigan State University   10-01-10 to 07-11-12
Schultz, Jerry A. Mobilizing to Reduce Health Disparities Among Latinos in Wyandotte County CDC   09-30-10 to 09-30-12
Schultz, Jerry A. Web-based Core Competency Training for Coalitions CSG Completed 11-15-07 to 09-30-09
Schultz, Jerry A. Evaluation of the BMS Foundation's Together on Diabetes Program Bristol-Myers Squibb   09-01-12 to 08-31-17
Schultz, Jerry A. / Fawcett, Stephen B. DELTA PREP: Domestic Violence Prevention CDC Foundation Completed 01-01-09 to 11-30-11
Smith, Bryan K. Palatability and Acute Glycemic and Satiety Responses to Tortillas KCALSI Completed 09-01-09 to 08-31-10
Smith, Chistopher L.

Kids Crew:  The Independence Community Learning Center

Independence Unified School District 446 Completed 09-01-03 to 09-30-08
Smith, Christopher Technical Assistance Services: Data Management and Mental Health Consultation SEK-CAP Completed 10-01-07 to 09-30-09
Smith, Christopher KHSA Dental Health Technical Assistance Contract Kansas Head Start Association Completed 12-01-08 to 11-30-09
Steele, Ric G.

Effectiveness of a Treatment for Pediatric Obesity

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Completed 01-01-06 to 12-31-10
Storkel, Holly L. Interactive Book Reading to Accelerate Word Learning by Children with SLI National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) Current 03-12-13 to 09-18
Storkel, Holly L. Word Learning in Children:  Normal Development & Language Impairment National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) Completed 05-01-06 to 04-30-13
Storkel, Holly L. / Hoover, Jill

The Interface Between the Lexicon and Morphology in Specific Language Impairment

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) Completed 01-01-08 to 12-31-09
Summers, Jean Ann

Inclusive Network of Kansas (INKS): Field-Based Technical Assistance and Professional Development

Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Completed 07-01-00 to 06-30-12
Summers, Jean Ann Kansas State Deaf-Blind Project U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)   10-01-08 to 6-30-13
Summers, Jean Ann Kansas Deaf-Blind Project - Hearing & Vision Impairments KsDE Completed 07-01-09 to 09-30-09
Summers, Jean Ann / Palmer, Susan Building Foundations for Self-Determination in Young Children U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Services (IES)   07-01-09 to 06-30-13
Summers, Jean-Ann Development of a Distance Mentorship Program to Improve Services for Children with Deaf-Blindness US Dept of Ed   10-01-11 to 09-30-13
Thiemann-Bourque, Kathy S. Describing the Home Language Learning Environment of Toddlers with Down Syndrome Using the LENA System   to 9-30-08
Thiemann-Bourque, Kathy S. Communication Intervention for Preschoolers learning to use AAC (CI-PAAC) Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD)   06-01-13 to 05-31-17
Thiemann-Bourque, Kathy S. Enhancing Social Turn-Taking for Preschoolers with Autism     to 12-31-09
Thompson, Jomella W. Aim 4 Peace Program Evaluation City of Kansas City, Missouri Completed 02-01-11 to 08-26-11
Thompson, Jomella/ Schultz, Jerry A.

Evaluation of Underage Drinking Efforts in Kansas

Learning Tree Institute   12-01-08 to 06-30-13
Turnbull, Ann P.

Center to Mobilize Early Childhood Knowledge

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Completed 01-01-08 to 12-31-10
Turnbull, H. R. / Turnbull, Ann

Research and Training Center on Policies Affecting Families

U.S. Department of Education National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) Completed 11-01-03 to 01-31-09
Turnbull, H. R. / Turnbull, Ann The Family-Professional Partnership Project KDHE Completed 10-01-09 to 06-30-12
Turnbull, H. R. / Turnbull, Ann DOD/USDA Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Cornell Completed 09-01-10 to 08-31-12
Turnbull, H. R. / Parent, Wendy S. Family Employment Awareness Training KHPA Completed 01-01-10 to 06-30-12
Vernberg, Eric / Roberts, Michael A Randomized Trial of a School-Based Mentoring Program NICHD   08-06-10 to 08-05-13
Vitevitch, Michael

Processing Neighbors in Speech Perception and Production

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) Completed 07-01-04 to 05-31-11
Walker, Dale Model Demonstration Coordination Center U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)   11-28-12 to 06-30-13
Walker, Dale Talk, Read, Play: Impact of a Collaborative Informational Campaign United Way of Wyandotte County   01-01-12 to 12-31-12
Walker, Dale / Warren, Steven F. Center for Promoting Language and Literacy Readiness in Early Childhood U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)   01-01-08 to 12-31-12
Walker, Dale / Carta, Judith J. / Greenwood, Charles R.

Evaluation Workscope of Early Communication Indicators

Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services (KSSRS) Completed 06-01-02 to 06-30-11
Warren, Steven F.

Effects of Intensity of Early Communication Intervention

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), KU Medical Center (KUMC)   08-01-05 to 07-31-10
Washburn, Richard A. Resistance Training, Energy Balance and Weight Management National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK)   04-01-09 to 03-31-13
Washburn, Richard A.

Breast Cancer Risk Biomarkers and Energy Balance

KU Medical Center (KUMC), National Institute of Health (NIH) Completed 04-01-07 to 03-31-09
Warren, Steven F. / Brady, Nancy C.

Family Adaptation to Fragile X Syndrome

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD) Completed 07-01-03 to 06-30-12
Warren, Steven F. / Carta, Judith J.

Preventing Child Neglect in High-Risk Mothers

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), National Institute of Health (NIH) Completed 09-12-03 to 08-31-10
Washburn, Richard A. Whey Protein Supplementation DairyMan, Inc   07-01-07 to 07-31-12
Watts, Amber Measuring Unstructured Physical Activity in Older Adults with and without AD KUMCRI   03-01-12 to 02-28-13
Wegner, Jane R. Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ACTS) U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)   01-01-05 to 12-31-12
Wegner, Jane R. Communication, Autism, and Technology U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)   01-01-03 to 12-31-12
Wehmeyer, Michael L.

The Impact of Interventions on Self-Determination & Adult Outcomes

U.S. Department of Education National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) Completed 10-01-03 to 09-30-09
Wehmeyer, Michael L.

Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Cognitive Disabilities

University of Colorado Completed 10-01-04 to 10-31-09
Wehmeyer, Michael L.

Kansas University Center on DD (KUCDD)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Developmental Disabilities (HHS-ADD) Completed 07-01-73 to 06-30-12
Wehmeyer, Michael L.

Determining the Efficacy of the Self-Determined Model

U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Services (IES) Completed 07-01-07 to 06-30-10
Wehmeyer, Michael L. Enhancing Life Outcomes Through Self-Determination University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)   10-01-08 to 09-29-12
Wehmeyer, Michael L. Development and Validation of the Supports Intensity Scale for Children Vanderbilt University Completed 07-01-11 to 08-15-12
Wehmeyer, Michael L. Self-Determination and Postsecondary Education for Students with Intellectual Disability University of Massachusetts - Boston   04-01-12 to 09-30-12
White, Glen W. Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Measurement and Interdependence in Community Living (MICL) U.S. Department of Education National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)   10-01-06 to 09-30-12
White, Glen W. Accommodations and ADA for Post-Secondary Students with Disabilities U.S. Department of Education National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)   10-01-09 to 09-30-12
White, Glen W.

Module A-Implementing Evidence-Based Interventions

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Completed 10-10-07 to 06-30-12
White, Glen W. RRTC of Health & Wellness for Persons w/Long Term Disabilities OHSU(NIDRR) Completed 10-01-04 to 09-30-09
White, Glen W. Disability Module C: Emergency Preparedness KS Dept of H&E Completed 10-26-09 to 03-31-10
White, Glen W. Implementing Evidence-based Interventions KS Dept of H&E Completed 07-01-10 to 06-30-12
White, Glen W. Surveillance Module F: Expanding State Disability Surveillance Capacity in Kansas KS Dept of H&E Completed 10-26-09 to 03-31-10
Williams, Dean C.

Laboratory Models of Maladaptive Escape Behavior

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD) Completed 06-01-05 to 05-31-11
Williams, Dean C.

Translational Research on Non-contingent Reinforcement Interventions

Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI), National Institute of Health (NIH)   07-01-09 to 06-30-14
Williams, Dean C. Translational Analysis of Chronic Aberrant Behavior Across the Life Span KKI(NICHD)   09-01-09 to 06-30-14
Wills, Howard / Kamps, Debra M. I-Connect: Web-based Solutions to Self-management and Support Connections for High School Students with Learning or Emotional/Behavioral Disorders USDE   10-01-10 to 09-30-13
Wills, Howard / Kamps, Debra M. / Greenwood, Charles R.

Secondary and Tertiary Level Intervention in School-Wide PBS

U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Completed 01-01-05 to 12-31-10
Wills, Howard A Multi-Site Efficacy Trial of the Class-wide Function-related Intervention Teams "CW-FIT": A Research to Practice Agency for Students with and At Risk for EBD U.S. Dept of Ed   07-01-12 to 06-30-16



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