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- Date Headline Center Project Investigator Terms
- 2017/07/12 KU child research center wins $7.5M in grants to promote high-quality early education Juniper Gardens Children's Project Charles Greenwood, Judith Carta, Dwight Irvin, Jay Buzhardt, Dale Walker, Kathryn Bigelow
- 2017/07/10 Book reading to treat a language impairment Kansas Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center Interactive book reading to accelerate word learning by children with SLI Holly Storkel
- 2017/07/07 Redefining inclusion across the nation The SWIFT (Schoolwide Integrated Framework for Transformation) Education Center The Schoolwide Integrated Framework For Transformation Center (SWIFT) Wayne Sailor, Amy McCart
- 2017/06/01 Our Autism Training Program for Practitioners and Parents Autism Training Program Linda S. Heitzman-Powell Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorders
- 2017/03/23 KU Professor Lauds Supreme Court Ruling Regarding Special Education Beach Center on Disability Michael Wehmeyer
- 2017/03/20 Study underscores benefit of smartphone use to track children's health Christopher C. Cushing
- 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, Kandace K. Fleming, Kathy S Thiemann-Bourque, Muriel D. Saunders
- 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, Debra Kamps
- 2017/03/01 The Power of Parenting The Effects of Parenting on the Development and Behavior of FXS Adolescents Nancy Brady, Steven F. Warren
- 2017/03/01 Bridging the Word Gap: A National Effort Juniper Gardens Children's Project Bridging the Word Gap Research Network Judith Carta, Dale Walker, Charles Greenwood
- 2017/03/01 Nutritional supplement could prevent thousands of early preterm births DHA Supplementation and Pregnancy Outcomes John Colombo, Susan Carlson
- 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
- 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
- 2017/02/18 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
- 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, Nancy Brady, Kandace K. Fleming
- 2017/02/09 KU center to partner on California statewide educational reform initiative The Schoolwide Integrated Framework For Transformation Center (SWIFT) Amy McCart
- 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, Kandace K. Fleming, Lesa Hoffman
- 2016/10/01 LSI scientists chart national research agenda Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities, Beach Center on Disability Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities (KUCDD) Karrie Shogren, Susan B. Palmer, Michael Wehmeyer
- 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
- 2016/09/12 KU lands grant to help teachers, students with disabilities set goals for competitive employment after school Beach Center on Disability Promoting Positive Transition Outcomes for Secondary Students with Intellectual Disability: A Research Institution-SEA Partnership in Rhode Island Karrie Shogren, Michael Wehmeyer
- 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, Dot Nary
- 2016/09/06 CDC grant to improve access to health programs for individuals with disabilities Kansas Program to Improve the Health of People with Mobility Limitations and Intellectual Disabilities Jean P. Hall
- 2016/09/06 KU Project Helps Worldwide Community Development The Center for Community Health and Development Stephen Fawcett, Christina Holt
- 2016/08/26 2016-17 Women of Distinction Calendar honors KU leaders The Center for Research on Learning 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
- 2016/08/26 Three LSI-affiliated researchers named 2016 KU Women of Distinction as "Innovators Advancing Learning through Technology" Marilyn Ault, Amber Lynn Rowland
- 2016/08/19 Research-based Online Tool Empowers Peace Corps Work in Africa The Center for Community Health and Development Christina Holt
- 2016/07/26 Parents, experts make the case for inclusive schools The SWIFT (Schoolwide Integrated Framework for Transformation) Education Center The Schoolwide Integrated Framework For Transformation Center (SWIFT) Wayne Sailor, Amy McCart
- 2016/07/01 GCP team among first winners of Bridging the Gap competition Juniper Gardens Children's Project Kathryn Bigelow
- 2016/07/01 Trip to CASP teaches Third World wisdom to KU students Nancy Brady
- 2016/07/01 PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Walker appointed to Kansas Action for Children Board Dale Walker
- 2016/07/01 Friends of LSI recognize outstanding researchers  Amy Gaumer Erickson, Howard Wills
- 2016/07/01 KDEC honors Susan Palmer  Susan B. Palmer, Eva Horn
- 2016/07/01 Hodgesmith addresses summit on Traumatic Brain Injury Research and Training Center on Independent Living Martha Hodgesmith
- 2016/07/01 The importance (and fun) of sharing your discoveries with the public
- 2016/07/01 Preschoolers with ASD recruited for iPad project Juniper Gardens Children's Project
- 2016/07/01 Susan Palmer named Warren Research Achievement Award recipient Beach Center on Disability Susan B. Palmer
- 2016/07/01 Outstanding Woman Educator award goes to Jane Wegner Jane Wegner, Ph.D.
- 2016/07/01 Morningstar receives Budig award Mary Morningstar
- 2016/06/22 Five faculty members earn distinguished professor status Steven F. Warren
- 2016/06/06 Warren appointed university distinguished professor Steven F. Warren
- 2016/06/06 Researchers awarded $2.4M NIH grant to study leading genetic cause of autism Steven F. Warren, Nancy Brady, Kandace K. Fleming Autism Spectrum Disorders
- 2016/06/01 Turnbull, Wehmeyer, receive prestigious CEC awards Michael Wehmeyer
- 2016/06/01 Clinical child researcher cited for mentorship of grad students Paula Fite
- 2016/06/01 Schroeders establish research award for young LSI investigators
- 2016/06/01 Kansas adopts accessible parking guide Research and Training Center on Independent Living
- 2016/06/01 National meeting for partners The SWIFT (Schoolwide Integrated Framework for Transformation) Education Center
- 2016/06/01 Presentations Karrie Shogren, Michael Wehmeyer, Jerry Schultz, Sara Sack, David Lindeman, Eva Horn, Stephen Fawcett, Vicki Collie-Akers, Susan B. Palmer
- 2016/06/01 Watson-Thompson lauded for service learning work Jomella Watson-Thompson
- 2016/06/01 Tour focuses on accessibility for aspiring farmers with disabilities The Life Span Institute at Parsons Kansas Deaf Blind Equipment Distribution--Assistive Technology for Kansans
- 2016/06/01 Peruvian trip reveals progress in some areas, but not others Glen White, Ph.D.
- 2016/06/01 Former LSI doc student heads DEC Beach Center on Disability Eva Horn, David Lindeman
- 2016/06/01 Obesity prevention project  Vicki Collie-Akers, Stephen Fawcett, Jerry Schultz
- 2016/06/01 Nary pictured in recruitment pub for KU Research and Training Center on Independent Living Dot Nary
- 2016/06/01 Promotions Karrie Shogren, Jomella Watson-Thompson, Kathleen Baggett
- 2016/05/18 National education initiative becomes affiliated research center The Schoolwide Integrated Framework For Transformation Center (SWIFT)
- 2016/05/17 Giving a Name, and Dignity, to a Disability Beach Center on Disability, Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities Michael Wehmeyer
- 2016/05/13 Major study will untangle complexities of kids’ response to trauma Yolanda Jackson
- 2016/04/25 $3.7 million grant to enable KU research on how Kansas City children respond to trauma Yolanda Jackson
- 2016/04/20 "Paying attention?" an app asks - helping kids monitor their own classroom behavior Howard Wills
- 2016/04/12 Addressing racial bias and "school-to-prison pipeline" The SWIFT (Schoolwide Integrated Framework for Transformation) Education Center The Schoolwide Integrated Framework For Transformation Center (SWIFT) Wayne Sailor
- 2016/04/06 Study: Most K-12 online learning content does not meet needs of students with disabilities Sean Joseph Smith
- 2016/04/05 Could daily dose of DHA help prevent premature births? Susan Carlson
- 2016/04/05 A new NIH-funded study will determine if DHA supplements can prevent premature births Susan Carlson
- 2016/03/29 Study shows benefits with, without disabilities recognize benefits of inclusive schools Karrie Shogren
- 2016/03/22 Award to fund research on brain-computer interface control of communication device Jonathan Brumberg
- 2016/03/22 Should Parents of Children With Severe Disabilities Be Allowed To Stop Their Growth? Karrie Shogren
- 2016/03/14 Women With Autism
- 2016/03/09 Sheltered Workshops: A Path To Competitive Employment, Or A Gulag For People With Disabilities? Judith Gross
- 2016/03/01 Kids with ASD use iPad app to talk and play Juniper Gardens Children's Project, Kansas Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center Peer-Mediated AAC Intervention for Children with Autism: Effects on Communication Kathy S Thiemann-Bourque, Nancy Brady Autism Spectrum Disorders
- 2015/12/21 Diabetes self-management, support improve health outcomes in underserved communities Jerry Schultz
- 2015/12/08 KU researchers join project aimed to examine ACA coverage for individuals with disabilities James Basham
- 2015/12/01 Researchers co-author examination of online learning for students with disabilities James Basham
- 2015/10/19 The Lost Girls
- 2015/10/08 Four named recepients of Higuichi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Awards Michael Wehmeyer
- 2015/10/01 Lindeman Confers with Feds in Early Childhood Programs David Lindeman
- 2015/10/01 Cultural adaptation of online intervention program underway for Hispanic families Linda S. Heitzman-Powell
- 2015/10/01 Symposium explores research opportunities in disability, aging
- 2015/10/01 White receives ADA commemorative grant Glen White, Ph.D.
- 2015/10/01 CASP takes flight
- 2015/10/01 World Bank, Peace Corps, United Nations: Work Group strengthens international connections Christina Holt
- 2015/10/01 Turn on SWIFT in I-Tunes The Schoolwide Integrated Framework For Transformation Center (SWIFT)
- 2015/10/01 Writing and reporting guidelines available in Spanish
- 2015/10/01 Community Toolbox: TEDx event “reimagines” a toolbox
- 2015/10/01 What works and what doesn’t: Francisco leads analysis of health systems improvement The Center for Community Health and Development
- 2015/10/01 Watts visits Australia
- 2015/10/01 Fred Merrill, long-time benefactor and friend of LSI dies Merrill Advanced Studies Center
- 2015/10/01 Collaboration lab evaluating professional development for Kansas teachers Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities Amy Gaumer Erickson, Patricia Noonan
- 2015/10/01 New report focuses on improving online learning among students with disabilities
- 2015/10/01 Visiting researcher from Taiwan will study LENA
- 2015/10/01 New director named for Fragile X project
- 2015/09/11 The Learning Curve: Head Start Turns 50 Judith Carta
- 2015/08/30 25 years after the Americans with Disabilities Act, Lawrence residents continue battle for equality, access Dot Nary
- 2015/08/27 Women of Distinction Calendar honors 25 with ties to KU Martha Hodgesmith
- 2015/08/12 The Right Dose of Exercise for the Aging Brain
- 2015/08/07 Scientists want your slips of the tongue
- 2015/07/20 Woman in wheelchair who fought for Disabilities Act can’t use tour bus Dot Nary
- 2015/07/16 Health researcher addresses UN event Christina Holt
- 2015/06/01 Stephen Fawcett steps down as director of Work Group on Community Health and Development The Center for Community Health and Development Stephen Fawcett
- 2015/06/01 ADA commemoration turns spotlight on LSI researchers Dot Nary
- 2015/06/01 Measuring the hearing of those with little or no speech Dean C. Williams
- 2015/06/01 SIM developers attend annual conference at KU The Center for Research on Learning
- 2015/06/01 Joe Spradlin rides again The Life Span Institute at Parsons
- 2015/06/01 Strategic hire to enhance KU autism research program Matthew W. Mosconi Autism Spectrum Disorders
- 2015/06/01 Community health researcher returns to lead Work Group The Center for Community Health and Development Stephen Fawcett
- 2015/06/01 Dole Institute ADA program features Hodgesmith Martha Hodgesmith
- 2015/06/01 CRL holds retreat to engage new research partners The Center for Research on Learning
- 2015/06/01 Palmer Gives Presidential Address at AAIDD Beach Center on Disability Susan B. Palmer, Steven F. Warren, Michael Wehmeyer
- 2015/06/01 Community Tool Box receives $250K grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Stephen Fawcett, Jerry Schultz, Christina Holt
- 2015/06/01 Permanent director named for CRL The Center for Research on Learning
- 2015/06/01 Holt addresses UN forum Christina Holt, Stephen Fawcett
- 2015/06/01 Summers, Hodgesmith named KU Women of Distinction Martha Hodgesmith, Jean Ann Summers
- 2015/06/01 National listing plugs RTCIL Research and Training Center on Independent Living
- 2015/06/01 SWIFT Center Update The SWIFT (Schoolwide Integrated Framework for Transformation) Education Center The Schoolwide Integrated Framework For Transformation Center (SWIFT)
- 2015/05/20 Researchers help people with disabilities raise employment expectations Beach Center on Disability Assessing Family Employment Awareness Training (FEAT) Judith Gross
- 2015/05/19 KCK Health Advocates Seek To Counter Junk Food Marketing Strategies Vicki Collie-Akers
- 2015/04/27 Researchers win grants on employment of people with disabilities Karrie Shogren, Sara Sack, Martha Hodgesmith
- 2015/04/21 Key to Vocabulary Gap Is Quality of Conversation, Not Dearth of Words Juniper Gardens Children's Project Dale Walker
- 2013/04/10 $1.5 million clinical trial will test book reading to treat language impairment Holly Storkel
- 2013/01/01 KU Gerontology Research Behind Guidelines For Health Care Providers
- 2012/12/09 David Ekerdt quoted in Wall Street Journal on downsizing pros and cons David Ekerdt
- 2012/11/09 Schiefelbusch at Topeka Scottish Rite opens Nov. 14 to serve infants with hearing loss
- 2012/10/10 James McLean, former LSI at Parsons scientist, administrator, dies at 86 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
- 2007/09/05 Cell phones may be the link to the future of parent training programs Juniper Gardens Children's Project Steven F. Warren
- 2007/05/01 Beach Center researcher named KU woman of distinction Beach Center on Disability
- 2007/05/01 Life Span Institute launches autism initiative Juniper Gardens Children's Project Debra Kamps