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Program Helps KU Prepare Students with Intellectual Disability to Thrive Among Peers

When COVID-19 prompted the closure of the University of Kansas campus, Dana Lattin had faith that students in KU Transition to Postsecondary Education, or TPE, could adapt to their new online experiences. 

KU Researchers Lead Effort to Monitor and Evaluate COVID-19 Response in 47 African Countries

Joe Spradlin (1930-2020) Remembering “The Conscience of the Bureau of Child Research”

On May 27, 2020, Joe Spradlin died at home with his wife of 71 years Rita by his side at age 90 in Lawrence, KS.

Kathryn Unruh earns first Stephen and Carolyn Schroeder Young Investigator Award

Assistant Research Professor Kathryn Unruh has received the inaugural Stephen and Carolyn Schroeder Young Investigator Award for Research in Neurodevelopmental Disorders.

Grant aims to improve outcomes for students with disabilities at 20 charter schools across the country

KU Researchers honored for transformative research in the field of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

KU Center Joins Partnership to Increase Inclusion, Achievement in Washington Schools

Helping Every Child Thrive: An Interview with Brian Boyd of the Juniper Gardens Children's Project

For Brian Boyd, director of the Juniper Gardens Children’s Project at the KU Life Span Institute, a passion for autism research ignited at a summer camp job during his undergraduate years.

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Interrupted Routines: Center Offers Advice for Families and Caregivers

As a volunteer at an Olathe, Kan., nursing home, 19-year-old Isaac Swindler enjoyed helping people by escorting residents to the chapel, bringing them meals, and assisting with laundry.

$2.5 million grant supporting online tool to helps students understand science concepts

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