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- Date Headline Center Project Investigator Terms
- 2019/08/20 Researchers to develop and test a new model designed to help students determine and achieve their educational and life goals  Possible Selves and Self-Determination: Improving Transition Outcomes for High School Students with Learning Disabilities Michael Hock, Ph.D., Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D, Karrie Shogren, Ph.D.
- 2019/07/15 Researchers Will Test System Customized to Help Individual Students Succeed Enhancing Ci3T: Building Professional Capacity for High Fidelity Implementation to Support Students' Educational Outcomes (Project ENHANCE) Kathleen Lynne Lane, Ph.D., BCBA-D, CF-L1 inclusive education
- 2019/07/08 Addiction Treatment Program for Community Members to Expand Accessible Addiction Services for All Douglas County Bruce Liese addiction
- 2019/07/02 From ‘Crime-Dotte’ To Wyandotte — Kansas City, Kansas, Teens Are Fed Up With The Violence Preventing Youth Violence by Addressing Social Determinants Through the KC Youth Violence Prevention Project Jomella Watson-Thompson, Ph.D youth violence, adolescents, public health, community health, community, community development
- 2019/05/22 Study Shows Adults with Disabilities Have Challenges with Insurance, Despite Improvements to ACA Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. health care policy, adults, disability
- 2019/05/08 KU Researchers Land Grant to Develop Eating Disorder Screening Tool for Military VA Kelsie Forbush, Ph.D. eating disorders
- 2019/03/29 Workshop series designed to boost health of Native American children Joshuaa Allison Burbank, M.A., CCC-SLP
- 2019/03/29 Positive Behavior Support Begins Transforming Human Services in Johnson County Johnson County Juvenile Corrections OWPBS Project Matt Enyart behavior
- 2019/03/13 Project to pilot tools to meet STEM learning goals in California classrooms Accelerating Higher Order Thinking and STEM Content Learning Among Students with Disabilities Janis Ann Bulgren, Ph.D. STEM, education
- 2019/02/19 Grant to study factors leading to special education placement, outcomes for students Jennifer A. Kurth, Ph.D., Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D, Karrie Shogren, Ph.D. special education, education
- 2018/12/11 New book among first to examine how people with disabilities can take legal, decision-making lead in lives Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D, Karrie Shogren, Ph.D. self-determination
- 2018/12/03 KU researchers to develop virtual reality to improve social competencies for students with disabilities Virtual reality Opportunities to Integrate Social Skills (VOISS) Sean Joseph Smith, Ph.D., Amber Lynn Rowland, Ph.D.
- 2018/11/08 'Hope 22' exhibition examines mental health in the military
- 2018/10/10 New research says how much you talk with babies is linked to their IQ in adolescence Steven F. Warren, Ph.D
- 2018/10/08 Largest study of its kind gauges community efforts to combat childhood obesity, a key risk factor for later chronic disease Stephen Fawcett, Ph.D., Vicki Collie-Akers, Ph.D., Jerry Schultz, Ph.D. childhood obesity, nutrition
- 2018/10/04 LSI's SWIFT Education Center lands $17M grant to train principals, boost school achievement Equity Leadership in High Need Schools: Building High Quality Effective Instructional Leaders to Improve Student Outcomes Amy McCart, Ph.D., Wayne Sailor, Ph.D. education
- 2018/09/17 KU center part of $27M grant to boost literacy for struggling Kansas readers Michael Hock, Ph.D., Amber Lynn Rowland, Ph.D., Judith Carta, Ph.D., Dale Walker, Ph.D, James Basham, Ph.D., Sean Joseph Smith, Ph.D., Diane Nielsen, Ph.D.
- 2018/09/04 Chancellor Girod visits Juniper Gardens Children's Project Jay Buzhardt, Ph.D., Brian Boyd, Dale Walker, Ph.D, Dwight Irvin, Howard Wills, Ph.D, John Colombo, Ph.D.
- 2018/08/31 KU researchers to support $27M grant to advance language and literacy skills across state Michael Hock, Ph.D.
- 2018/08/24 Disabled adults' employment increased after states expanded Medicaid, study shows Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. Medicaid, disability
- 2018/08/20 KU experts publish new guide for making homes visitable by wheelchair users Dot Nary, Ph.D. physical disability
- 2018/07/19 Medicaid Expansion Leads to Higher Employment The Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. disability, self-determination, adults
- 2018/07/16 $2 million gift establishes addictions research center at KU
- 2018/07/16 Healthy Outlook: Health planning underway, plus news and notes Christina Holt
- 2018/05/24 Research hones interventions for kids with developmental language disorder Interactive book reading to accelerate word learning by children with SLI Holly Storkel, Ph.D.
- 2018/05/14 Six were honored by the Friends of the Life Span Institute Holly Storkel, Ph.D., Dale Walker, Ph.D, Navin Viswanathan, Ph.D.
- 2018/03/21 Researchers link dietary supplement DHA to higher fat-free body mass in children Susan E. Carlson, Ph.D., John Colombo, Ph.D.
- 2018/03/13 New tool may speed up drugs to ease need for sameness in autism Matthew W. Mosconi, Ph.D Autism, ASD, Autism Spectrum Disorders
- 2018/03/12 Program giving teachers innovative ways to increase students with disabilities' inclusion in general ed classrooms Strengthening Outcomes for All Learners in Inclusive Settings (SOARS) Mary Morningstar, Ph.D., Jennifer A. Kurth, Ph.D.
- 2018/02/28 New push will help children meet individualized literacy goals in preschool Validity Studies of the Classroom Code for Interactive Recording of Children's Learning Environments (CIRCLE) (Version 2.0): A Preschool Eco-Behavioral Interaction Measure for Intervention Decision Making Charles Greenwood, Ph.D., Dwight Irvin literacy, intellectual disability, developmental disabilities
- 2018/02/14 Studies show tool can identify individual needs, supports to help youths with autism, intellectual disabilities SIS Annual Review Protocol and ASD Validation Karrie Shogren, Ph.D., Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D, James Thompson, Ph.D. Autism, ASD, Autism Spectrum Disorders
- 2018/02/01 Health for the 21st Century Summit Vicki Collie-Akers, Ph.D., Stephen Fawcett, Ph.D. community health
- 2018/02/01 Brian Boyd joins Juniper Gardens Children's Project Brian Boyd applied behaviorial analysis
- 2018/01/31 Project training preschool teachers to boost kids' literacy expands to more classrooms Charles Greenwood, Ph.D., Judith Carta, Ph.D. literacy, early childhood education, early childhood, education
- 2018/01/24 Amid shifting demographics, researchers strive to boost well-being for Wyandotte County with community health plan Wyandotte County Community Health Improvement Plan, Preventing Youth Violence by Addressing Social Determinants Through the KC Youth Violence Prevention Project Vicki Collie-Akers, Ph.D., Jomella Watson-Thompson, Ph.D community, community health, youth violence
- 2018/01/22 Valdez: If getting old is a curse, what's the point of living longer? David Ekerdt, Ph.D.
- 2018/01/16 Girls with autism need help honing social skills in realistic settings Rene Jamison Ph.D. Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorders
- 2018/01/14 Instead of Work Requirements, Why Not a Jobs Guarantee? The Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living Jean P. Hall, Ph.D.
- 2017/12/14 Bullying, restorative justice, equity work among issues discussed at school district’s Community Conversation Michael Hock, Ph.D.
- 2017/12/04 Study shows interventions, though few, can be effective for students with high-functioning autism
- 2017/11/29 Study shows people with mental health conditions more likely to have coverage and access under Affordable Care Act The Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living Jennifer A. Kurth, Ph.D., Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. health disparities, health care policy
- 2017/11/20 Youth Violence Program Comes To KCK, And KCMO Court Gets National Recognition Preventing Youth Violence by Addressing Social Determinants Through the KC Youth Violence Prevention Project Jomella Watson-Thompson, Ph.D youth violence, adolescents
- 2017/11/15 KU grant to examine comprehensive approach to preventing youth violence in KC Preventing Youth Violence by Addressing Social Determinants Through the KC Youth Violence Prevention Project Jomella Watson-Thompson, Ph.D youth violence, adolescents
- 2017/10/19 University community mourns death of former Life Span Institute director Stephen R. Schroeder,
- 2017/10/12 New leader announced for Juniper Gardens Children’s Project
- 2017/09/23 Advocates see confirmation of complaints in new study of KanCare system Kansas Medicaid: Evaluating Program Satisfaction, Access to Care, and Unmet Needs of Adults with Serious Mental Illness Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. Medicaid, health care policy, disability, mental illness
- 2017/09/21 Rat study ties Rett syndrome gene to pain processing Peter G. Smith, Ph.D. neurobiology, disability
- 2017/09/21 KanCare survey for those with severe mental illness shows a mixed bag of results Kansas Medicaid: Evaluating Program Satisfaction, Access to Care, and Unmet Needs of Adults with Serious Mental Illness Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. Medicaid, health care policy, mental illness
- 2017/09/20 Special education scholars Greenwood, Carta to present at College of Education’s annual distinguished lecture series Judith Carta, Ph.D., Charles Greenwood, Ph.D.
- 2017/09/20 KanCare enrollees with mental illness report gaps in Medicaid managed care program Kansas Medicaid: Evaluating Program Satisfaction, Access to Care, and Unmet Needs of Adults with Serious Mental Illness Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. Medicaid, health disparities, health care policy
- 2017/09/19 Research at KU to receive $2.3 million grant for studying motor deficits in ASD Motor abnormalities and functional brain mechanisms in the autism spectrum disorder Matthew W. Mosconi, Ph.D ASD, developmental cognitive neuroscience, Autism
- 2017/09/19 $2.3M grant to fund new direction in autism spectrum disorders research at KU Motor abnormalities and functional brain mechanisms in the autism spectrum disorder Matthew W. Mosconi, Ph.D ASD, behavioral measurement
- 2017/09/12 Social media helps students learn scientific argumentation better than peers, study shows Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Social Media: Supporting Teacher Professional Learning and Student Scientific Argumentation Amber Lynn Rowland, Ph.D., Jana Craig-Hare, Ph.D., Marilyn Ault, Ph.D, James D. Ellis, Ph.D., Janis Ann Bulgren, Ph.D. education technology
- 2017/08/30 KU researchers land grant to apply self-determination model in schools MTSS and Self-Determination: Examining the Impact of Tier 1 Supports to Promote Self-Determination and Academic Outcomes for All Students Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D, Kathleen Lynne Lane, Ph.D., BCBA-D, CF-L1, Karrie Shogren, Ph.D. self-determination, education
- 2017/08/09 Colombo to lead Office of Research John Colombo, Ph.D.
- 2017/08/01 High-Risk Pools: An Illusion of Coverage That May Increase Costs for All in the Long Term Evaluation of High-Risk Pools as an ACA Replacement Strategy Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. high-risk pools, Medicaid, health care policy
- 2017/07/14 KU childhood research center receives $7.5 million in grants to support early education Bridging the Word Gap Research Network, The Effects of Promoting Engaging Early Literacy Interactions in Preschool Environments: Literacy 3D, Validity Studies of the Classroom Code for Interactive Recording of Children's Learning Environments (CIRCLE) (Version 2.0): A Preschool Eco-Behavioral Interaction Measure for Intervention Decision Making, Professional Development to Support Teachers' Implementation of a Tiered Model for Promoting Social Development of Infants and Toddlers Alana Schnitz, Ph.D., Charles Greenwood, Ph.D., Judith Carta, Ph.D., Dwight Irvin, Jay Buzhardt, Ph.D., Dale Walker, Ph.D, Kathryn Bigelow, Ph.D. early childhood, education, teacher training, language acquisition
- 2017/07/12 KU child research center wins $7.5M in grants to promote high-quality early education The Effects of Promoting Engaging Early Literacy Interactions in Preschool Environments: Literacy 3D, Validity Studies of the Classroom Code for Interactive Recording of Children's Learning Environments (CIRCLE) (Version 2.0): A Preschool Eco-Behavioral Interaction Measure for Intervention Decision Making, Professional Development to Support Teachers' Implementation of a Tiered Model for Promoting Social Development of Infants and Toddlers, Bridging the Word Gap Research Network Alana Schnitz, Ph.D., Dale Walker, Ph.D, Kathryn Bigelow, Ph.D., Jay Buzhardt, Ph.D., Judith Carta, Ph.D., Charles Greenwood, Ph.D., Dwight Irvin early childhood, education, teacher training, literacy
- 2017/07/10 Book reading to treat a language impairment Interactive book reading to accelerate word learning by children with SLI Holly Storkel, Ph.D. language acquisition, speech language disorders
- 2017/07/07 Redefining inclusion across the nation The Schoolwide Integrated Framework For Transformation Center (SWIFT) Wayne Sailor, Ph.D., Amy McCart, Ph.D. inclusive education, SWIFT
- 2017/06/05 Why and How to Avoid High-Risk Pools for Americans with Preexisting Conditions Evaluation of High-Risk Pools as an ACA Replacement Strategy Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. health care policy, Medicaid, high-risk pools
- 2017/06/01 Here's how 'Obamacare' covered Americans with pre-existing conditions. What happens next? Evaluation of High-Risk Pools as an ACA Replacement Strategy Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. high-risk pools, Medicaid, health care policy
- 2017/06/01 Very Responsive Moms Can Have Big Impact on Fragile X Kids’ Development The Effects of Parenting on the Development and Behavior of FXS Adolescents Steven F. Warren, Ph.D, Nancy Brady, Ph.D. Fragile X Syndrome, parenting, ASD, disability
- 2017/06/01 Psychologist and neuroscientist to direct KU autism research and training center Motor abnormalities and functional brain mechanisms in the autism spectrum disorder Matthew W. Mosconi, Ph.D ASD, Autism
- 2017/06/01 Our Autism Training Program for Practitioners and Parents Autism Training Program Linda S. Heitzman-Powell, Ph.D Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorders, parenting
- 2017/06/01 What Motivates Teens to Exercise? Christopher C. Cushing, Ph.D. health psychology , health literacy
- 2017/05/19 Paul Ryan's claim on Wisconsin being a model for covering people with preexisting conditions Evaluation of High-Risk Pools as an ACA Replacement Strategy Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. Medicaid, health care policy, high-risk pools
- 2017/05/17 We All Have Pre-existing Conditions Evaluation of High-Risk Pools as an ACA Replacement Strategy Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. high-risk pools, Medicaid, health care policy
- 2017/04/21 Council for Exceptional Children Research Division names Kathleen Lane 2017 Distinguished Researcher Award Implementing Comprehensive, Integrated, Three-tiered Models to Meet Students' Academic, Behavior, and Social Needs: A Researcher-Practitioner Partnership, Preparation of Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services Leadership Personnel, OSEP Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, MTSS and Self-Determination: Examining the Impact of Tier 1 Supports to Promote Self-Determination and Academic Outcomes for All Students Kathleen Lynne Lane, Ph.D., BCBA-D, CF-L1
- 2017/04/17 The University of Kansas Medical Center honors four faculty as University Distinguished Professors Prenatal DHA and Neurofunctional Development (PANDA), DHA Supplementation and Pregnancy Outcomes Susan E. Carlson, Ph.D.
- 2017/04/10 University Scholarly Achievement Award (video) Nancy Brady, Ph.D.
- 2017/03/23 KU Professor Lauds Supreme Court Ruling Regarding Special Education Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D intellectual disability
- 2017/03/20 Study underscores benefit of smartphone use to track children's health Christopher C. Cushing, Ph.D. assistive technology, child health, parenting
- 2017/03/08 High-Risk Pools Could Return To Kansas Under New Federal Health Care Law Evaluation of High-Risk Pools as an ACA Replacement Strategy Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. high-risk pools, health care policy, Medicaid
- 2017/03/07 Price champions controversial ACA replacement ideas to Senate Evaluation of High-Risk Pools as an ACA Replacement Strategy Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. high-risk pools, health care policy, Medicaid
- 2017/03/07 Measuring the communication of those with little or no speech The CCS: A Treatment Outcome Measure for Individuals with Severe ID, Measuring Early Communication Development in Children with ASD Nancy Brady, Ph.D., Kandace K. Fleming, Ph.D., Kathy S Thiemann-Bourque, Ph.D, Muriel D. Saunders, Ph.D. communication, speech language disorders, developmental disabilities
- 2017/03/01 Bridging the Word Gap: A National Effort Bridging the Word Gap Research Network Judith Carta, Ph.D., Dale Walker, Ph.D, Charles Greenwood, Ph.D. speech language disorders, language acquisition
- 2017/03/01 Putting students in charge of themselves with I-Connect I-CONNECT PLUS: Enhancing Community Participation for Adolescents and Adults with ASD Using Online Instruction, Coaching, and Accessible Self-Management Technologies Howard Wills, Ph.D education, self-monitoring interventions, education technology
- 2017/03/01 Brain-computer interface could unlock minds silenced by stroke and ALS Evaluating control of commercial AAC devices via brain-computer interface by individuals with neuromotor deficits Jonathan Brumberg, Ph.D. brain machine interface, speech neuroscience
- 2017/03/01 Teaching teachers to manage classrooms Middle School Class-wide Function-related Intervention Teams (MS CW-FIT): Improving Academic Engagement and Outcomes for Middle School Students Howard Wills, Ph.D, Debra Kamps, Ph.D. teacher training, behavior
- 2017/03/01 The Power of Parenting The Effects of Parenting on the Development and Behavior of FXS Adolescents Nancy Brady, Ph.D., Steven F. Warren, Ph.D Fragile X Syndrome, parenting
- 2017/03/01 The First Year Bridging the Word Gap Research Network language acquisition, early childhood, education
- 2017/03/01 Nutritional supplement could prevent thousands of early preterm births DHA Supplementation and Pregnancy Outcomes John Colombo, Ph.D., Susan E. Carlson, Ph.D. pregnancy, nutrition
- 2017/02/21 Project to train educators, support students with disabilities in life transition exceeding goals National Technical Assistance Center on Increasing Graduation and Improving Transition to Postsecondary Education and Careers for Students with Disabilities Mary Morningstar, Ph.D. education, teacher training, disability, transition
- 2017/02/18 Drowning In A 'High-Risk' Insurance Pool, At $18,000 A Year Evaluation of High-Risk Pools as an ACA Replacement Strategy Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. Medicaid, high-risk pools, health care policy
- 2017/02/14 Parenting significantly affects development of children with Fragile X syndrome The Effects of Parenting on the Development and Behavior of FXS Adolescents Steven F. Warren, Ph.D, Nancy Brady, Ph.D., Kandace K. Fleming, Ph.D. parenting, Fragile X Syndrome
- 2017/02/13 Study upsets beliefs about feelings and exercise probability Christopher C. Cushing, Ph.D. public health
- 2017/02/09 KU Center to partner on California statewide educational reform initiative Developing, Aligning, and Improving Systems of Academic and Behavioral Supports: Scaling Up Multi-Tiered System of Supports Statewide Application Wayne Sailor, Ph.D., Amy McCart, Ph.D. SWIFT, school-wide interventions, education
- 2017/02/02 Bob Dole makes gift to KU disabilities center Martha Hodgesmith, J.D.
- 2017/02/01 W. Matthew Gillespie named a 2017 KU Man of Merit W. Matthew Gillispie, Ph.D
- 2017/01/18 Reading picture books with children holds promise for treating common language disorder Interactive book reading to accelerate word learning by children with SLI Holly Storkel, Ph.D. child, Specific Language Disorder
- 2017/01/06 Grant connects rural kids with needed services David Lindeman, Ph.D. rural, ASD, parenting, developmental disabilities
- 2017/01/06 Learning about resiliency in foster children Early Childhood Maltreatment and Treatment Outcomes, Trauma exposure, emotion regulation and cognitive skills in early childhood: Prospective and longitudinal examination of the mechanisms of adjustment Yolanda Jackson, Ph.D., Kandace K. Fleming, Ph.D., Lesa Hoffman, Ph.D. child maltreatment, mental illness, parenting
- 2017/01/02 Study finds that employment rate among disabled better in states that expanded Medicaid State benchmarking, healthcare outcomes, and implications for people with disabilities. Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. Medicaid, disability
- 2017/01/02 Study finds that employment rate among disabled better in states that expanded Medicaid The Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living Jean P. Hall, Ph.D.
- 2016/12/27 Medicaid Expansion Tied To Employment Among People With Disabilities State benchmarking, healthcare outcomes, and implications for people with disabilities. Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. Medicaid, disability
- 2016/12/27 Medicaid Expansion Tied To Employment Among People With Disabilities The Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living Jean P. Hall, Ph.D.
- 2016/12/26 Medicaid expansion tied to employment among people with disabilities State benchmarking, healthcare outcomes, and implications for people with disabilities. Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. disability, Medicaid, health care policy
- 2016/12/26 Medicaid expansion tied to employment among people with disabilities The Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living Jean P. Hall, Ph.D.
- 2016/12/22 Individuals with disabilities more likely to be employed in states with expanded Medicaid State benchmarking, healthcare outcomes, and implications for people with disabilities. Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. Medicaid, disability
- 2016/12/14 New KU research sheds light on behavioral differences between boys and girls with autism behavior, Autism
- 2016/12/08 ConVal: Board looks at budget numbers The Schoolwide Integrated Framework For Transformation Center (SWIFT) Amy McCart, Ph.D., Wayne Sailor, Ph.D. SWIFT, education, school-wide interventions
- 2016/11/15 How Trump may cover Americans with pre-existing conditions Evaluation of High-Risk Pools as an ACA Replacement Strategy Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. Medicaid, health care policy
- 2016/11/14 Computer-brain interface helps locked-in patient communicate, albeit slowly Evaluating control of commercial AAC devices via brain-computer interface by individuals with neuromotor deficits Jonathan Brumberg, Ph.D. brain machine interface, assistive technology
- 2016/11/14 Higuichi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Award Bridging the Word Gap Research Network Judith Carta, Ph.D.
- 2016/10/19 Grant set to improve community participation by people with disabilities Rehabilitation and Research and Training Center on Promoting Interventions for Community Living Glen White, Ph.D., Jean Ann Summers, Ph.D. independent living, community participation, physical disability
- 2016/10/13 Nutritional supplement could prevent thousands of early preterm births DHA Supplementation and Pregnancy Outcomes Susan E. Carlson, Ph.D., John Colombo, Ph.D. infants, parenting, pregnancy, nutrition and cognitive development
- 2016/10/01 LSI scientists chart national research agenda Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities (KUCDD) Karrie Shogren, Ph.D., Susan B. Palmer, Ph.D., Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D
- 2016/09/27 KU intellectual disabilities research center wins $5.40 million grant Multimodal Approach to Word Learning in Children with Autism - Kansas Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center Project 1, Kansas Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (KIDDRC) John Colombo, Ph.D., Nancy Brady, Ph.D., Steven F. Warren, Ph.D, Holly Storkel, Ph.D., Peter G. Smith, Ph.D., Kandace K. Fleming, Ph.D. speech language disorders, ASD, intellectual disability
- 2016/09/23 FLGI Publishes the Top 100 Educators Leading Flipped Learning Irma Brasseur-Hock, Ph.D. education
- 2016/09/19 KU researchers aim to improve health of Kansans with disabilities Kansas Program to Improve the Health of People with Mobility Limitations and Intellectual Disabilities Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. health disparities, disability
- 2016/09/12 KU lands grant to help teachers, students with disabilities set goals for competitive employment after school Topic 5; Goal 5; Assessing Self-Determination in the Era of Evidence-Based Practices: The Development and Validation of Student and Adult Measures of Self-Determination Karrie Shogren, Ph.D., Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D adults, self-determination, education
- 2016/09/07 KU receives grant to improve life for people with disabilities Kansas Program to Improve the Health of People with Mobility Limitations and Intellectual Disabilities Jean P. Hall, Ph.D., Dot Nary, Ph.D. physical disability, disability, independent living
- 2016/09/06 KU Project Helps Worldwide Community Development Stephen Fawcett, Ph.D., Christina Holt community health, community development
- 2016/09/06 CDC grant to improve access to health program for individuals with disabilities Kansas Program to Improve the Health of People with Mobility Limitations and Intellectual Disabilities Jean P. Hall, Ph.D. health disparities, disability
- 2016/08/26 Three LSI-affiliated researchers named 2016 KU Women of Distinction as "Innovators Advancing Learning through Technology" Marilyn Ault, Ph.D, Amber Lynn Rowland, Ph.D., Jana Craig-Hare, Ph.D.
- 2016/08/26 2016-17 Women of Distinction Calendar honors KU leaders Making It Happen: Stepping Up Implementation of IGDI Technology to Improve Data-based Decision Making for Infants and Toddlers with or at-risk for Disabilities Amber Lynn Rowland, Ph.D.
- 2016/08/19 Research-based online tool empowers Peace Corps work in Africa Christina Holt community health, community development, public health, HIV/AIDS
- 2016/07/26 Parents, experts make the case for inclusive schools Developing, Aligning, and Improving Systems of Academic and Behavioral Supports: Scaling Up Multi-Tiered System of Supports Statewide Application Amy McCart, Ph.D., Wayne Sailor, Ph.D. inclusive education, SWIFT
- 2016/07/01 Walker appointed to Kansas Action for Children Board Bridging the Word Gap Research Network Dale Walker, Ph.D
- 2016/07/01 Friends of LSI recognize outstanding researchers  Amy Gaumer Erickson, Ph.D., Howard Wills, Ph.D
- 2016/07/01 KDEC honors Susan Palmer  Susan B. Palmer, Ph.D., Eva Horn, Ph.D.
- 2016/07/01 Hodgesmith addresses summit on Traumatic Brain Injury Martha Hodgesmith, J.D.
- 2016/07/01 The importance (and fun) of sharing your discoveries with the public
- 2016/07/01 Preschoolers with ASD recruited for iPad project Kathy S Thiemann-Bourque, Ph.D ASD, assistive technology
- 2016/07/01 Susan Palmer named Warren Research Achievement Award recipient Susan B. Palmer, Ph.D.
- 2016/07/01 Outstanding Woman Educator award goes to Jane Wegner Jane Wegner, Ph.D.
- 2016/07/01 Morningstar receives Budig award Mary Morningstar, Ph.D.
- 2016/07/01 GCP team among first winners of Bridging the Gap competition TALK Around Town: A Mobile Application to Help Parents Bridge the Word Gap in Community Settings Kathryn Bigelow, Ph.D. assistive technology, literacy, speech language disorders
- 2016/07/01 Trip to CASP teaches Third World wisdom to KU students Nancy Brady, Ph.D. education
- 2016/06/08 Researchers awarded $2.4M NIH grant to study leading genetic cause of autism The Effects of Parenting on the Development and Behavior of FXS Adolescents Nancy Brady, Ph.D., Steven F. Warren, Ph.D Fragile X Syndrome, parenting, ASD
- 2016/06/06 Warren appointed university distinguished professor Steven F. Warren, Ph.D
- 2016/06/04 Susan Palmer named recipient of Warren Research Achievement Award Susan B. Palmer, Ph.D. self-determination
- 2016/06/02 Five faculty members earn distinguished professor status Steven F. Warren, Ph.D
- 2016/06/01 Clinical child researcher cited for mentorship of grad students Paula Fite, Ph.D.
- 2016/06/01 KU collaborates with World Health Organization on global issues Vincent T. Francisco, Ph.D., Stephen Fawcett, Ph.D. community health, community development
- 2016/06/01 Learning how to improve health empowers people with disabilities Dot Nary, Ph.D., Jean Ann Summers, Ph.D. disability, community health, independent living
- 2016/06/01 Schroeders establish research award for young LSI investigators
- 2016/06/01 Kansas adopts accessible parking guide Glen White, Ph.D. physical disability
- 2016/06/01 National meeting for partners SWIFT
- 2016/06/01 Presentations Karrie Shogren, Ph.D., Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D, Jerry Schultz, Ph.D., Sara Sack, Ph.D., David Lindeman, Ph.D., Eva Horn, Ph.D., Stephen Fawcett, Ph.D., Vicki Collie-Akers, Ph.D., Susan B. Palmer, Ph.D. community participation, behavior, community health
- 2016/06/01 Watson-Thompson lauded for service learning work Jomella Watson-Thompson, Ph.D
- 2016/06/01 A more inclusive KU experience KU Transition to Postsecondary Education for Youth with Intellectual Disabilities Mary Morningstar, Ph.D. disability, inclusive education
- 2016/06/01 Two LSI scientists win 2015 and 2016 Higuchi Research Achievement Awards Judith Carta, Ph.D., Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D
- 2016/06/01 Tour focuses on accessibility for aspiring farmers with disabilities Kansas Deaf Blind Equipment Distribution--Assistive Technology for Kansans assistive technology, disability
- 2016/06/01 Peruvian trip reveals progress in some areas, but not others Glen White, Ph.D. disability
- 2016/06/01 The power of parenting and a Fragile X The Effects of Parenting on the Development and Behavior of FXS Adolescents Steven F. Warren, Ph.D, Nancy Brady, Ph.D. Fragile X Syndrome, parenting, ASD
- 2016/06/01 What Siri could learn from us Making Words Disappear or Appear: A Neurocognitive and Behavioral Investigation of Effects of Speech Rate on Spoken Word Recognition Navin Viswanathan, Ph.D. speech language disorders, speech motor control
- 2016/06/01 Grant affirms KU's developmental and disability research structure John Colombo, Ph.D., Peter G. Smith, Ph.D.
- 2016/06/01 Former LSI doc student heads DEC Eva Horn, Ph.D., David Lindeman, Ph.D.
- 2016/06/01 Conclusion of Healthy Communities Study: KU Work Group for Community Health and Development Evaluation of the BMS Foundation's Together on Diabetes Program Vicki Collie-Akers, Ph.D., Stephen Fawcett, Ph.D., Jerry Schultz, Ph.D. obesity, community health
- 2016/06/01 Nary pictured in recruitment pub for KU Dot Nary, Ph.D. disability
- 2016/06/01 Promotions Karrie Shogren, Ph.D., Jomella Watson-Thompson, Ph.D, Kathleen Baggett, Ph.D.
- 2016/06/01 The brain-computer interface: thinking through augmentative and alternative communication devices Evaluating control of commercial AAC devices via brain-computer interface by individuals with neuromotor deficits Jonathan Brumberg, Ph.D. brain machine interface, neurobiology
- 2016/06/01 Turnbull, Wehmeyer, receive prestigious CEC awards Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D
- 2016/05/18 National education initiative becomes affiliated research center The Schoolwide Integrated Framework For Transformation Center (SWIFT) Wayne Sailor, Ph.D. SWIFT
- 2016/05/13 Major study will untangle complexities of kids’ response to trauma Trauma exposure, emotion regulation and cognitive skills in early childhood: Prospective and longitudinal examination of the mechanisms of adjustment Yolanda Jackson, Ph.D. child maltreatment, parenting
- 2016/05/07 Giving a name and dignity to a disability Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D disability
- 2016/04/20 "Paying attention?" an app asks - helping kids monitor their own classroom behavior I-CONNECT PLUS: Enhancing Community Participation for Adolescents and Adults with ASD Using Online Instruction, Coaching, and Accessible Self-Management Technologies Howard Wills, Ph.D assistive technology, education
- 2016/04/12 Addressing racial bias and "school-to-prison pipeline" Wayne Sailor, Ph.D. behavior, SWIFT, school-wide interventions, race and ethnicity, education
- 2016/04/06 Study: Most K-12 online learning content does not meet needs of students with disabilities Sean Joseph Smith, Ph.D. educational reform, disability
- 2016/04/05 A new NIH-funded study will determine if DHA supplements can prevent premature births DHA Supplementation and Pregnancy Outcomes Susan E. Carlson, Ph.D. pregnancy, nutrition, infants
- 2016/04/05 Could daily dose of DHA help prevent premature births? DHA Supplementation and Pregnancy Outcomes Susan E. Carlson, Ph.D., John Colombo, Ph.D. pregnancy, infants, nutrition and cognitive development
- 2016/03/29 Study shows benefits with, without disabilities recognize benefits of inclusive schools Karrie Shogren, Ph.D. inclusive education, disability
- 2016/03/22 Should Parents of Children With Severe Disabilities Be Allowed To Stop Their Growth? Karrie Shogren, Ph.D. parenting, intellectual disability, child development
- 2016/03/22 Award to fund research on brain-computer interface control of communication device Evaluating control of commercial AAC devices via brain-computer interface by individuals with neuromotor deficits Jonathan Brumberg, Ph.D. brain machine interface, communication
- 2016/03/14 Women With Autism Autism
- 2016/03/09 Sheltered Workshops: A Path To Competitive Employment, Or A Gulag For People With Disabilities? Judith Gross, Ph.D. transition, disability
- 2016/03/01 Kids with ASD use iPad app to talk and play Peer-Mediated AAC Intervention for Children with Autism: Effects on Communication Kathy S Thiemann-Bourque, Ph.D, Nancy Brady, Ph.D. Autism Spectrum Disorders, ASD, education technology
- 2015/12/28 Two KU professors named as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
- 2015/12/21 Diabetes self-management, support improve health outcomes in underserved communities Evaluation of the BMS Foundation's Together on Diabetes Program Jerry Schultz, Ph.D. diabetes, community health, nutrition
- 2015/12/08 KU researchers join project aimed to examine ACA coverage for individuals with disabilities The Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living James Basham, Ph.D. health care policy, disability, health disparities
- 2015/12/01 Researchers co-author examination of online learning for students with disabilities Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities James Basham, Ph.D. education technology, disability
- 2015/10/19 The Lost Girls ASD
- 2015/10/08 Four named recepients of Higuichi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Awards Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D
- 2015/10/01 World Bank, Peace Corps, United Nations: Work Group strengthens international connections Christina Holt community development, community health
- 2015/10/01 Turn on SWIFT in I-Tunes The Schoolwide Integrated Framework For Transformation Center (SWIFT) SWIFT
- 2015/10/01 Writing and reporting guidelines available in Spanish Glen White, Ph.D. disability
- 2015/10/01 Community Toolbox: TEDx event “reimagines” a toolbox Christina Holt community health, community development
- 2015/10/01 What works and what doesn’t: Francisco leads analysis of health systems improvement Identifying and Understanding Benchmarks of Success among Community Health Systems Improvement Initiatives Vincent T. Francisco, Ph.D. community health, community development
- 2015/10/01 Watts visits Australia aging
- 2015/10/01 Fred Merrill, long-time benefactor and friend of LSI dies
- 2015/10/01 Collaboration lab evaluating professional development for Kansas teachers Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities Amy Gaumer Erickson, Ph.D., Patricia Noonan, Ph.D. education technology, teacher training
- 2015/10/01 New report focuses on improving online learning among students with disabilities Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities James Basham, Ph.D., Sean Joseph Smith, Ph.D. education, disability
- 2015/10/01 Visiting researcher from Taiwan will study LENA Steven F. Warren, Ph.D ASD, speech language disorders
- 2015/10/01 New director named for Fragile X project The Effects of Parenting on the Development and Behavior of FXS Adolescents Steven F. Warren, Ph.D Fragile X Syndrome
- 2015/10/01 Lindeman Confers with Feds in Early Childhood Programs David Lindeman, Ph.D. early childhood
- 2015/10/01 Cultural adaptation of online intervention program underway for Hispanic families Online and Applied Systems for Intervention Skills (OASIS) Parent Training Program Linda S. Heitzman-Powell, Ph.D parenting, assistive technology, ASD
- 2015/10/01 Symposium explores research opportunities in disability, aging aging, ASD
- 2015/10/01 White receives ADA commemorative grant Glen White, Ph.D.
- 2015/10/01 CASP takes flight disability
- 2015/09/11 The Learning Curve: Head Start Turns 50 Judith Carta, Ph.D. Medicare, disability, poverty
- 2015/08/30 25 years after the Americans with Disabilities Act, Lawrence residents continue battle for equality, access Dot Nary, Ph.D. disability
- 2015/08/27 Women of Distinction Calendar honors 25 with ties to KU Martha Hodgesmith, J.D.
- 2015/08/12 The Right Dose of Exercise for the Aging Brain aging, neurobiology
- 2015/08/07 Scientists want your slips of the tongue speech motor control
- 2015/07/24 Sunday Marks 25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act Dot Nary, Ph.D. disability
- 2015/07/20 Woman in wheelchair who fought for Disabilities Act can’t use tour bus Dot Nary, Ph.D. physical disability
- 2015/07/20 Woman in wheelchair who fought for Disabilities Act can’t use tour bus Dot Nary, Ph.D. disability
- 2015/07/16 Health researcher addresses UN event Christina Holt community development, community health
- 2015/06/01 Measuring the hearing of those with little or no speech Dean C. Williams, Ph.D, Kathryn Saunders, Ph.D. Speech, communication, Autism
- 2015/06/01 SIM developers attend annual conference at KU education technology, adolescents, literacy
- 2015/06/01 Joe Spradlin rides again Multiple Sclerosis
- 2015/06/01 Greening a food desert in Wyandotte County Health for All: Healthy Places that Promote Health Equity among Latinos in Kansas City, KS Vicki Collie-Akers, Ph.D. nutrition, diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease
- 2015/06/01 Strategic hire to enhance KU autism research program Matthew W. Mosconi, Ph.D Autism Spectrum Disorders
- 2015/06/01 Community health researcher returns to lead Work Group Stephen Fawcett, Ph.D.
- 2015/06/01 Dole Institute ADA program features Hodgesmith Martha Hodgesmith, J.D. disability
- 2015/06/01 CRL holds retreat to engage new research partners Michael Hock, Ph.D.
- 2015/06/01 Parenting fragile newborns - there's an app for that A Mobile Web-Based Parenting Intervention to Strengthen Social-Emotional Development of Very Low Birth Weight Infants Kathleen Baggett, Ph.D. Fragile X Syndrome, parenting
- 2015/06/01 Palmer Gives Presidential Address at AAIDD Susan B. Palmer, Ph.D., Steven F. Warren, Ph.D, Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D
- 2015/06/01 Think-and play-like a scientist Janis Ann Bulgren, Ph.D., Marilyn Ault, Ph.D, James D. Ellis, Ph.D., Jana Craig-Hare, Ph.D. education, science literacy
- 2015/06/01 Community Tool Box receives $250K grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Stephen Fawcett, Ph.D., Jerry Schultz, Ph.D., Christina Holt community health, community development
- 2015/06/01 Permanent director named for CRL Michael Hock, Ph.D.
- 2015/06/01 Holt addresses UN forum Christina Holt, Stephen Fawcett, Ph.D. community health, community development
- 2015/06/01 Summers, Hodgesmith named KU Women of Distinction Martha Hodgesmith, J.D., Jean Ann Summers, Ph.D.
- 2015/06/01 National listing plugs RTCIL
- 2015/06/01 SWIFT Center Update The Schoolwide Integrated Framework For Transformation Center (SWIFT) SWIFT
- 2015/06/01 Enriching home visits to engage patients Project Engage: Building Parents' Capacity to Improve Child Language Outcomes Kathryn Bigelow, Ph.D., Dale Walker, Ph.D speech language disorders, parenting, home visiting
- 2015/06/01 Stephen Fawcett steps down as director of Work Group on Community Health and Development Stephen Fawcett, Ph.D.
- 2015/06/01 ADA commemoration turns spotlight on LSI researchers Dot Nary, Ph.D. disability
- 2015/05/20 Researchers help people with disabilities raise employment expectations Assessing Family Employment Awareness Training (FEAT) Judith Gross, Ph.D. disability
- 2015/05/19 KCK Health Advocates Seek To Counter Junk Food Marketing Strategies Health for All: Healthy Places that Promote Health Equity among Latinos in Kansas City, KS Vicki Collie-Akers, Ph.D. nutrition, community
- 2015/05/15 New leader announced for community health research group Vincent T. Francisco, Ph.D.
- 2015/04/27 Researchers win grants on employment of people with disabilities Assisting Medicaid Beneficiaries in Accessing Assistive Technology (ATK) Karrie Shogren, Ph.D., Sara Sack, Ph.D., Martha Hodgesmith, J.D. technology, disability
- 2015/04/21 Key to Vocabulary Gap Is Quality of Conversation, Not Dearth of Words Dale Walker, Ph.D early childhood, language acquisition, Speech
- 2015/04/08 Social Training with Peers Helps Kids with Autism Peer-Mediated AAC Intervention for Children with Autism: Effects on Communication Debra Kamps, Ph.D., Kathy S Thiemann-Bourque, Ph.D, Linda S. Heitzman-Powell, Ph.D, Rose Mason, Ph.D. ASD, communication
- 2015/04/07 Children with autism can learn to be social, trial shows Peer-Mediated AAC Intervention for Children with Autism: Effects on Communication Debra Kamps, Ph.D., Rose Mason, Ph.D., Linda S. Heitzman-Powell, Ph.D, Kathy S Thiemann-Bourque, Ph.D ASD, communication
- 2015/03/24 Why talking to your baby matters Bridging the Word Gap Research Network Kathryn Bigelow, Ph.D. Speech, early childhood, language acquisition
- 2015/02/02 There's a map for that: Campus activity routes expand accessible health options Dot Nary, Ph.D. physical disability
- 2015/01/12 The Talking Cure Bridging the Word Gap Research Network language acquisition, early childhood, communication
- 2014/12/10 Research team helps WHO make sense of Ebola response efforts Stephen Fawcett, Ph.D., Jerry Schultz, Ph.D. community health, community development
- 2014/12/04 Scholar on disability issues receives Warren research award Jean P. Hall, Ph.D.
- 2014/11/24 KU part of $12.5M grant to prepare young adults with disabilities for careers National Technical Assistance Center on Increasing Graduation and Improving Transition to Postsecondary Education and Careers for Students with Disabilities Mary Morningstar, Ph.D. technical assistance, post-secondary, disability
- 2014/10/17 KU researchers will lead national bridging the word gap network announced at White House Bridging the Word Gap Research Network Judith Carta, Ph.D., Dale Walker, Ph.D, Charles Greenwood, Ph.D. early childhood, language acquisition, education
- 2014/08/24 Early childhood education spotlight is on KC Bridging the Word Gap Research Network Judith Carta, Ph.D. education, early childhood, language acquisition
- 2014/08/06 Baby Lab studies attention and language development Brenda Salley, Ph.D., John Colombo, Ph.D. language acquisition, infants
- 2014/07/21 Large study of twins finds language delay due more to nurture Mabel Rice, Ph.D. speech language disorders, early childhood, language acquisition
- 2014/06/01 The Hispanic paradox and Alzheimer's disease David Johnson, Ph.D. aging, Cardiovascular Disease
- 2014/06/01 Using cell phones to keep parents at risk for child maltreatment engaged in parenting programs is effective and cost efficient Kathryn Bigelow, Ph.D., Judith Carta, Ph.D. child maltreatment, assistive technology, parenting
- 2014/06/01 Computer-based instruction can teach children with autism or developmental disabilities and suspected hearing loss how to respond accurately during hearing tests Kathryn Saunders, Ph.D., Dean C. Williams, Ph.D hearing, education technology, developmental disabilities
- 2014/06/01 A new measure of self-determination can benefit everyone Topic 5; Goal 5; Assessing Self-Determination in the Era of Evidence-Based Practices: The Development and Validation of Student and Adult Measures of Self-Determination Karrie Shogren, Ph.D., Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D self-determination, disability
- 2014/06/01 Helping Children Across Kansas Matt Enyart assistive technology, behavior
- 2014/06/01 Children with autism spectrum disorders can learn to talk and play with their peers Peer-Mediated AAC Intervention for Children with Autism: Effects on Communication Debra Kamps, Ph.D. ASD, communication
- 2014/06/01 Of mice and men: The neurobiological bases of aggression Developing a Research Consortium on Aggression and Drug Abuse Marco Bortolato, Ph.D. aggression, neurobiology
- 2014/06/01 KU scientists will lead a national research network to bridge the "30 million word gap" Bridging the Word Gap Research Network Judith Carta, Ph.D., Charles Greenwood, Ph.D., Dale Walker, Ph.D communication, parenting, language acquisition
- 2014/06/01 A mobile application can help students with learning or emotional-behavioral disorders manage their own behavior and set and meet academic goals I-CONNECT PLUS: Enhancing Community Participation for Adolescents and Adults with ASD Using Online Instruction, Coaching, and Accessible Self-Management Technologies Howard Wills, Ph.D, Benjamin Mason, Ph.D. self-monitoring interventions, emotional and social disorders, education, behavior
- 2014/06/01 Telemedicine training for rural parents of children with autism Online and Applied Systems for Intervention Skills (OASIS) Parent Training Program Jay Buzhardt, Ph.D., Linda S. Heitzman-Powell, Ph.D rural, parenting, ASD
- 2014/05/27 Child peers, digital technology unite to help children with autism learn to play and share Peer-Mediated AAC Intervention for Children with Autism: Effects on Communication Kathy S Thiemann-Bourque, Ph.D communication, Autism
- 2014/05/19 Keywords hold our vocabulary together in memory language acquisition
- 2014/05/19 Severity, not frequency, of abuse may predict children's mental health outcomes Biological Indicators of Trauma in Foster Youth: The Role of Social Support Yolanda Jackson, Ph.D. child maltreatment, public health, youth development
- 2014/05/16 Clutter, hidden or otherwise, needs removing David Ekerdt, Ph.D. aging
- 2014/04/22 Telemedicine Shows Promise For ABA Therapy Online and Applied Systems for Intervention Skills (OASIS) Parent Training Program Jay Buzhardt, Ph.D., Linda S. Heitzman-Powell, Ph.D ASD, rural, parenting
- 2014/04/14 PBS, 5 reasons retirees need vacations David Ekerdt, Ph.D. aging
- 2014/04/08 KU on forefront of autism research Online and Applied Systems for Intervention Skills (OASIS) Parent Training Program Steven F. Warren, Ph.D, John Colombo, Ph.D., Nancy Brady, Ph.D., Linda S. Heitzman-Powell, Ph.D Autism, ASD
- 2014/04/04 Happy Feigenbaum Constant Day!
- 2014/03/20 SWIFT project featured on Time-Warner cable The Schoolwide Integrated Framework For Transformation Center (SWIFT) Amy McCart, Ph.D., Wayne Sailor, Ph.D. school-wide interventions, SWIFT, education
- 2014/03/10 National Public Radio, Why Older Adults Have a Hard Time Letting Their Stuff Go David Ekerdt, Ph.D. aging
- 2014/03/01 Michael Wehmeyer Honored as Distinguished Alumni by UT-Dallas Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D
- 2014/01/15 Elementary school programs are improving education models The Schoolwide Integrated Framework For Transformation Center (SWIFT) Amy McCart, Ph.D., Wayne Sailor, Ph.D. SWIFT, school-wide interventions, education
- 2013/12/27 Technology helps families dealing with autism work from home Jay Buzhardt, Ph.D., Linda S. Heitzman-Powell, Ph.D technology, parenting, ASD
- 2013/12/23 Speaker Sex Affects Listener Processing of Gendered Words Speech
- 2013/11/19 Sex of speaker affects listener language processing Speech
- 2013/11/05 Find that self-determintion skills leads to employment and community access for students with disabilites Supporting Employment through Self-Determination for Young Adults with ASD: A Feasibility Study Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D, Karrie Shogren, Ph.D. Autism, ASD, self-determination
- 2013/11/05 KU Researchers Use Cell Phones to Improve Parenting Judith Carta, Ph.D., Steven F. Warren, Ph.D, Kathryn Bigelow, Ph.D. assistive technology, parenting, child maltreatment
- 2013/08/13 DHA-enriched formula in infancy linked to positive cognitive outcomes in childhood DHA Supplementation and Pregnancy Outcomes Susan E. Carlson, Ph.D., John Colombo, Ph.D. nutrition, health care policy, pregnancy
- 2013/08/12 Study finds prenatal anti-HIV meds not linked to children's language delays Mabel Rice, Ph.D. HIV/AIDS, speech language disorders, language acquisition
- 2013/07/29 Autism researchers awarded $1.2 million to test iPad app to help preschoolers with autism "talk" to classmates Peer-Mediated AAC Intervention for Children with Autism: Effects on Communication Kathy S Thiemann-Bourque, Ph.D communication, ASD
- 2013/07/17 LSI founder, Professor Emeritus Dick Schiefelbusch, gives up golfing at 94, but passes clubs on to younger generation. Lawrence Journal World
- 2013/07/02 Life Span Institute researcher elected to consortium advisory role John Colombo, Ph.D.
- 2013/06/06 Newberry Elementary a model for special education The Schoolwide Integrated Framework For Transformation Center (SWIFT) Amy McCart, Ph.D., Wayne Sailor, Ph.D. SWIFT, school-wide interventions, early childhood education
- 2013/06/01 Can nutrients added to infant formula make kids smarter? DHA Supplementation and Pregnancy Outcomes Susan E. Carlson, Ph.D., John Colombo, Ph.D. nutrition and cognitive development, infants
- 2013/06/01 Can an iPad app help preschoolers with autism talk and play with their classmates? Peer-Mediated AAC Intervention for Children with Autism: Effects on Communication Kathy S Thiemann-Bourque, Ph.D, Nancy Brady, Ph.D. ASD, assistive technology
- 2013/06/01 Show the world how to portray disability with respect and integrity Glen White, Ph.D. disability
- 2013/06/01 Do anti-HIV meds taken in pregnancy damage babies' brain development and cause speech delays? Mabel Rice, Ph.D. HIV/AIDS, pregnancy, infants
- 2013/06/01 Devise a fun and effective system to help elementary school teachers manage their classrooms Debra Kamps, Ph.D., Howard Wills, Ph.D teacher training, education
- 2013/06/01 Develop a long-distance training program to teach rural parents effective treatments for autism Linda S. Heitzman-Powell, Ph.D, Jay Buzhardt, Ph.D. rural, parenting, ASD
- 2013/06/01 Refine inclusion in education-and take it national The Schoolwide Integrated Framework For Transformation Center (SWIFT) Amy McCart, Ph.D., Wayne Sailor, Ph.D. inclusive education
- 2013/06/01 Can reading storybooks to children with specific language impairment help them learn vocabulary words? Interactive book reading to accelerate word learning by children with SLI Holly Storkel, Ph.D. Specific Language Disorder
- 2013/06/01 Measure the communication ability of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have no or limited speech The CCS: A Treatment Outcome Measure for Individuals with Severe ID Kandace K. Fleming, Ph.D., Nancy Brady, Ph.D., Kathy S Thiemann-Bourque, Ph.D communication, developmental disabilities, Speech, intellectual disability
- 2013/06/01 Help states raise the standards of early childhood education and services for young children with disabilities Eva Horn, Ph.D., David Lindeman, Ph.D. early childhood education, disability
- 2013/05/09 Former teacher drawing national attention for research on special-needs students
- 2013/05/08 A Mother's Day Gift David Ekerdt, Ph.D. aging
- 2013/05/07 KC research finds fish oil may reduce very premature birth DHA Supplementation and Pregnancy Outcomes Susan E. Carlson, Ph.D., John Colombo, Ph.D. nutrition, pregnancy
- 2013/05/06 Fish Oil and Pregnancy DHA Supplementation and Pregnancy Outcomes Susan E. Carlson, Ph.D., John Colombo, Ph.D. nutrition, pregnancy
- 2013/05/02 Willard Middle School recognized for inclusive education The Schoolwide Integrated Framework For Transformation Center (SWIFT) Amy McCart, Ph.D., Wayne Sailor, Ph.D. SWIFT, school-wide interventions, education
- 2013/05/02 Newberry Elementary unique in embracing special kids The Schoolwide Integrated Framework For Transformation Center (SWIFT) Amy McCart, Ph.D., Wayne Sailor, Ph.D. SWIFT, school-wide interventions, education
- 2013/04/10 $1.5 million clinical trial will test book reading to treat language impairment Interactive book reading to accelerate word learning by children with SLI Holly Storkel, Ph.D. Specific Language Disorder
- 2013/01/01 KU Gerontology Research Behind Guidelines For Health Care Providers health care policy
- 2012/12/09 David Ekerdt quoted in Wall Street Journal on downsizing pros and cons David Ekerdt, Ph.D.
- 2012/11/09 Schiefelbusch at Topeka Scottish Rite opens Nov. 14 to serve infants with hearing loss infants, hearing
- 2012/10/10 James McLean, former LSI at Parsons scientist, administrator, dies at 86 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
- 2012/06/01 Now we know that pupil size and saliva measures might help doctors screen young children for autism spectrum disorders and may point to the brainstem being the seat of the disorder John Colombo, Ph.D. ASD
- 2012/06/01 Now we know that mothers who take DHA supplements while pregnant reduce the chances of their babies being born preterm and at a low birth weight DHA Supplementation and Pregnancy Outcomes Susan E. Carlson, Ph.D., John Colombo, Ph.D. nutrition, pregnancy, infants
- 2012/06/01 Now we know how Kansas counties can reduce teen drinking Jomella Watson-Thompson, Ph.D adolescents
- 2012/06/01 Now we know how to measure the communication of people with severe disabilities The CCS: A Treatment Outcome Measure for Individuals with Severe ID Nancy Brady, Ph.D., Kathryn Saunders, Ph.D., Kathy S Thiemann-Bourque, Ph.D, Kandace K. Fleming, Ph.D. communication, disability
- 2012/06/01 Now we know more about children who get off to a good start in learning to read but begin to fall behind in later grades education
- 2012/06/01 Now we know the community health issues of Douglas County, Kansas Christina Holt, Vicki Collie-Akers, Ph.D. community health
- 2012/06/01 Now we know that severe behavior disorders develop much earlier and in more complex ways behavior, applied behaviorial analysis
- 2012/06/01 Now we know more about differences in the immune system of children with autism Autism
- 2012/06/01 Now we know how technology can help bridge the gap between research and practice in parent training Kansas MIECHV Program Kathleen Baggett, Ph.D. technology, parenting
- 2012/06/01 Now we know that a classic psychology text about the inheritance of intelligence was based largely on myth Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D
- 2011/06/01 Discovery across The Life Span: Later Life David Ekerdt, Ph.D., David Johnson, Ph.D. aging, communication
- 2011/06/01 Spotlight on Hugh Catts and Diane Nielsen: Annual Report 2011 Diane Nielsen, Ph.D. reading, intellectual disability
- 2011/06/01 Spotlight on Amanda Reichard: Annual Report 2011 Medicaid, disability, diabetes
- 2011/06/01 Discovery across the Life Span: Beginnings John Colombo, Ph.D., Dale Walker, Ph.D, Judith Carta, Ph.D., Charles Greenwood, Ph.D., Jay Buzhardt, Ph.D., Steven F. Warren, Ph.D parenting, early childhood, communication, ASD
- 2011/06/01 Spotlight on John Colombo and Susan Carlson: Annual Report 2011 DHA Supplementation and Pregnancy Outcomes John Colombo, Ph.D., Susan E. Carlson, Ph.D. nutrition, infants
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