KU autism conference to feature wide range of sessions for professionals, scientists, families
Researchers, students, professionals, educators, families and advocates are invited to Autism Across the Life Span, an annual conference presented by the Kansas Center for Autism Research & Training (K-CART) at the University of Kansas Life Span Institute.
Practitioners, Families, Students and Researchers Invited to 2021 KU Autism Conference
LAWRENCE - The Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training, part of the University of Kansas Life Span Institute, will host the conference Autism Across the Life Span on April 23.
Applying Adaptive Exercise to Meet the Needs of People with Disabilities
Lyndsie Koon applies her interdisciplinary interests in exercise and disability to conduct research that aims to improve the health and well-being of individuals with disabilities across the life span.
KU Life Span Institute to Host Conference on Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities
LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas Life Span Institute is partnering with the Baylor College of Medicine to host the 54th annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities from April 5 to April 8, 2021.
Researchers write chapters for book on disability in public health, gaps coverage
LAWRENCE — Two University of Kansas researchers have contributed chapters for a book on the history of disability as part of public health and how insurance influences health outcomes for individuals with disabilities.
KU Researchers to Offer Career Development Assistance to Rural Residents with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Researchers at the University of Kansas have launched a study to test the outcomes of a career design model, delivered virtually, that supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to set and work toward self-determined career goals.
Web Application Developed at KU Shows Promise in Helping Improve the Communication Skills of Infants and Young Children
Using data to inform decisions or next steps isn’t just the bedrock of boardrooms and business. A team of University of Kansas researchers has shown that it’s also the foundation for improving the language development and communication skills of infants and toddlers.
Spring Seminar Series to Feature Nationally Renowned Expert in Addiction and Health Disparities in Racial and Ethnic Minorities
LAWRENCE – The Cofrin Logan Center for Addiction Research and Treatment at the University of Kansas will kick off its spring seminar series featuring a talk on community-responsive interventions for addictive behaviors.
Researchers Pivot to Offer Addiction Recovery Meetings Remotely During Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has created new perils and challenges for people experiencing substance use disorders and addictive behaviors. Social distancing and isolation can trigger loneliness, anxiety and depression.