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  Title Center Fiscal Year Name Email Phone
21st Century After School Program Evaluations NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Robert Pawloski rwpawloski@unmc.edu 402-559-8379
After school programs are provided by local school districts. This project evaluates the outcomes of smaller rural after school programs and school programs run by two Native American tribes. The programs include those in Madison, Santee and Plattsmouth Nebraska.
21st Century Projects Statewide Program Evaluation NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Lisa St. Clair 402-559-3023
The Department of Education currently funds a number of 21st Century Community Programs across Nebraska. These programs are a component of President Bush's "No Child Left Behind" initiative. The programs provide opportunities for students and their families to continue to learn new skills and discover new abilities after the s...[more]
A Mult-Center, Open-Label Study of the Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacology of ENB-0040 NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Richard Lutz rlutz@unmc.edu 402-559-6800
Hypophosphatasia (HPP) is a rare inborn error of bone metabolism caused by inactivating mutations in the gene encoding the TNSALP isoenzyme. With deficiency of TNSALP, there is a buildup of extracellular PPi which inhibits mineralization of bone matrix. This is manifested as rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. The...[more]
An Evaluation of Brief Scheduled Breaks to Reduce Distress in Typical and Developmentally Disabled Children Undergoing Restorative Dental Treatment NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011 Keith Allen kdallen@unmc.edu 402-559-5756
Although most children seen by dentists are well behaved and cooperative, 20-25% of all children are sufficiently distressed and disruptive that many practitioners are not willing to provide care for these children, limiting their access to quality oral health care. The problems are even more pronounced in children with autism ...[more]
Augmentative Communication School Services NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Marsha Sullivan mdsulliv@unmc.edu 402-559-7189
Augmentative communication consulting speech services are provided to two area public school districts. The program which has been in place over 10 years, has provided training for staff in area schools. The assistance needed from the UCDD has decreased yearly as school staff speech pathologists have been empowered to provide t...[more]
Bethesda Urban Development 21st Century Community Learning Centers NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
Mark Shriver MSHRIVER@UNMC.EDU 402-559-6087
The Bethesda Urban Community Development Corporation has funded the Nebraska UCEDD to conduct an evaluation of its 21st Century early childhood program in Omaha. This program is a component of President Bush's "No Child Left Behind" initiative. The program provides opportunities for students and their families to continue to l...[more]
Breaking Barriers: Health Science Education in Native American Communities NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2010, 2012
Maurice Godfrey mgodfrey@unmc.edu 402-559-6689
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) has partnered with the Aberdeen Area Tribal Chairmen's Health Board (AATCHB), with tribal schools in Nebraska and South Dakota, and with an urban elementary school to develop, implement and evaluate health science curriculum targeting Native American students grades K-8. The long term...[more]
Building Brighter Futures: Early Childhood Services Evaluation NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Lisa St. Clair 402-559-3023
The Building Brighter Futures Early Childhood program will provide coaching intervention to selected childcare facilities in Douglas and Sarpy county that serve mostly low income children. The goal is to increase quality of services so that all children enter kindergarten ready to learn and developmentally on target with their ...[more]
Building Brighter Futures: Teen Parent Program Evaluation NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011 Barbara Jackson bjackso@unmc.edu 402-559-5765
The Building Bright Futures Teen Parent Program will help Douglas and Sarpy teen aged parents access needed services from a variety of service organizations in Douglas and Sarpy County. Their goal is to increase high school graduation rates of teen parents, increase parent-child interaction and attachment etc. The Nebraska UCE...[more]
C.L. Meyer Foundation Adult Evening Program NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Michael Crawford mcrawford@unmc.edu 402-559-5772
Provides adult recreational programs in the Omaha Metropolitan area for adults with developmental disabilities.
Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2015
Wayne Fisher wfisher@unmc.edu 402-559-8863
The primary goal of the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders is to improve the lives of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families by: (a) providing comprehensive, state-of-the-art clinical services; (b) advancing knowledge about the causes of and treatments for ASD through systematic research; and (c) diss...[more]
Communities Empowering Youth NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2008, 2009, 2010
Barbara Jackson bjackso@unmc.edu 402-559-5765
The UCEDD will serve as the indepandent evaluator of the CEY propject. The Nebraska Children and Families Foundation (NCFF) will lead five faith and community based partners (FCBOs) through an assessment and capacity building initiative entitled South Omaha Community Learning Collaborative (SOCLC), a system building strategy ba...[more]
Community Inclusion Recreation and Leisure Experiences for Adults with DD NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014
Michael Crawford mcrawford@unmc.edu 402-559-5772
This program provides high quality recreation and leisure services to those individuals with severe and multiple disabilities that require close levels of personal support. Goals are two fold: Serve those individuals who are turned away from traditional community/agency recreation providers because of level of disability and, pr...[more]
Comprehensive Plan for Culturally Competent, Interdisciplinary Service Delivery to Minority Children, Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2012, 2013
Cynthia VanRiper cvanripe@unmc.edu 402-559-5740
Hampton University has received funding from the Administration on developmental Disabilities for its educator/clinicians and administrators, supported by Norfolk State University clinical faculty and a cadre of consultants,to design, maintain, and evaluate a Family Support Access Expansion Center in the Tidewater Region of Virg...[more]
Cowdery Memorial Adult Recreation Program NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Michael Crawford mcrawford@unmc.edu 402-559-5772
Provides day recreational experiences, including a swimming program for adults with developmental disabilities.
Differential Diagnosis In Learning Disabilities: Project IV: Genomic Analysis NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
Shelley Smith ssmith@unmc.edu 402-559-5314
This project is focused on the characterization of reading disabilities (RD) and ADHD using genetic analyses to define fundamental deficits based on etiology. This task is complicated by genetic heterogeneity (different genes affecting similar phenotypes) and plieotropism (a single gene affecting more than one phenotype). Ident...[more]
Dynamics of Cerebellar Purkinje Dendrites NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011 Anna Dunaevsky adunaevsky@unmc.edu 402-559-1071
The long-term goal of this study is to understand the molecular and cellular mechanisms that regulate the development of cerebellar neuronal circuits. Dendritic spines, sites of synaptic input on many projection neurons such as the cerebellar purkinje cell are highly dynamic structures and their motility is developmentally regul...[more]
Educare Coaching and Mentoring Project NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2012
Lisa St. Clair 402-559-3023
The educare Coaching and Mentoring Project seeks to enhance quality in area Head start programs through a coaching and mentoring program delivered by Educare staff to community Head start programs. The Nebraska UCEDD will evaluate the imp[act of this project and measure class room and child outcomes.
ENCOR Training NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Joseph Evans jevans@unmc.edu 402-559-6408
The Munroe-Meyer Institute is in its 12th year of staff training for ENCOR employees. The Eastern Nebraska Community Office on Retardation (ENCOR) is amongst the nation's oldest agencies providing community-based services and supports to persons with Developmental Disabilities/Mental Retardation. ENCOR currently serves over 8...[more]
Evaluation of A Standard Behavioral Protocol in the Treatment of Sleep Problems in Young Children With Angelman Syndrome NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2010
Keith Allen kdallen@unmc.edu 402-559-5756
This study will evaluate an evidence based behavior management protocol that describes how to address basic sleep problems in children with Angelman Syndrome. Treatment will focus upon improving sleep onset and reduce night wakenings as well as reducing related disruptive bedtime behaviors.
Evaluation of Educare of Omaha NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Lisa St. Clair 402-559-3023
Educare is a state-of-the-art early childhood center that provides all-day, year-round care and education for economically disadvantaged children from birth to age five. The Educare center is a collaborative effort involving the Omaha Public Schools, the State of Nebraska and the Susan A. Buffett Foundation. United by the commo...[more]
Evaluation of Local District After-School Programs NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011 Robert Pawloski rwpawloski@unmc.edu 402-559-8379
Multiple school districts in Nebraska have a high percentage of English as a Second Language students. These districts wish to evaluate their after-school programs for these children. As the external evaluator of the programs MMI will assist in identifying challenges and successes, as well as engaging the program in a systemic ...[more]
Evaluation of Nebraska Early Childhood Programs NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2003, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014
Barbara Jackson bjackso@unmc.edu 402-559-5765
Early Childhood Programs funded by the Nebraska Department of Education will be evaluated. A statewide report will be provided each year to the Department of Education.
Evaluation of Nursing Synergy Simulations Project NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2010, 2012
Robert Pawloski rwpawloski@unmc.edu 402-559-8379
Central Community College in Grand Island, NE was awarded a three year grant from the Nurse Education, Practice and Retention Grants Program. The Interdisciplinary Center for Program Evaluation at Munroe-Meyer Institute will evaluate this new program entitled Nursing Synergy Simulations and Critical Thinking Project (NSSCT). ...[more]
Even Start Program Evaluation Projects NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013
Barbara Jackson bjackso@unmc.edu 402-559-5765
This project evaluates multiple Even Start programs across Nebraska. The purpose of Even Start is to promote adult child literacy skills through adult education classes, home visits and early childhood programs.
Everlast (Independent Living Skills) NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2012
Robert Pawloski rwpawloski@unmc.edu 402-559-8379
The Everlast (Independent Living Skills) project supports youth for successful transition to adulthood and increasing the number of youth transitioning to adulthood. The Nebraska UCEDD is conducting an independent evaluation of the program for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.
Fun On The Run NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2010
Deborah Circo dcirco@unmc.edu 402-559-5735
Fun on the Run is a one year project designed to provide fun and innovative activities for siblings ages 5-18 in foster care, living in separate placements from each other. These activities are designed to support the familial bond and provide quality visits. These therapeutic gatherings will include activities that will be de...[more]
Graduate Psychology Education Programs NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Joseph Evans jevans@unmc.edu 402-559-6408
A major reason for lack of access to behavioral services is the lack of professionals available in rural areas. Geller (1999) found that 50% of rural counties lack a Master's or Doctoral level psychologist or social worker. In Nebraska, by way of example, three-fourths of licensed psychologists practice in the Lincoln or Omaha...[more]
H.B.M. Recreation Program NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Michael Crawford mcrawford@unmc.edu 402-559-5772
Provides recreational therapy programs for children and youth with developmental disabilities. A summer camp and outreach camp are also provided.
Healthcare Synergy Project NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2009, 2010, 2012
Joseph Evans jevans@unmc.edu 402-559-6408
In 2008 Central Community College in partnership with Southeast Community College was awarded a $2.1 million Healthcare Synergy Project from US Department of Labor under the President's Community-Based Job Training Grants Initiative. The grant will be used to prepare students for health care careers. In addition to enhancing nu...[more]
Heartland Regional Newborn Screening Project NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Barbara Jackson bjackso@unmc.edu 402-559-5765
This project will provide the evaluation for the Heartland Regional Genetics and Newborn Screening Collaborative. The purpose of this collaborative of health care professionals and advocates is to promote and improve health through quality medical genetics services, clinical laboratory services, professional and public education...[more]
Infant Program NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013
Barbara Jackson bjackso@unmc.edu 402-559-5765
This program in the Ralston School District performs developmental assessments for children birth through 3 as well as interventions in the home and other natural environments and services coordination.
Innovative Epilepsy Services Expansion - Nebraska NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2012, 2013, 2014
Joseph Evans jevans@unmc.edu 402-559-6408
In Nebraska, hundreds of children and adolescents are projected to be affected with epilepsy. Based upon Nebraska demographics, it is projected that 47% of youngsters with epilepsy reside in rural areas of the state, outside of the metropolitan areas of Omaha and Lincoln. Getting adequate and effective epilepsy management f...[more]
Investigation of Interventions for Sitting Postural Control in Young Children with Cerebral Palsy NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2009, 2010
Reggie Harbourne
The overall goal of this project is to identify interventions that can improve the quality of life in children with cerebral palsy (CP). In our previous NIDRR funded work we were able to identify sensitive and reliable techniques to evaluate the development of sitting postural control in typically developing infants and in infan...[more]
Kid Squad: Child Care Mental Health Consultation Project NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Barbara Jackson bjackso@unmc.edu 402-559-5765
The purpose of this project is to provide mental health consultation to child care staff who have children in their classrooms that are having issues related to social-emotional development or behavior issues. Mental health practitioners will provide consultation to the classroom teachers using Positive Behavior Supports as thei...[more]
Learning Center Evaluation NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Lisa St. Clair 402-559-3023
The Learning Community, made of of multiple school districts, has contracted with the Nebraska UCEDD to evaluation elementary school programs. The information will be used by the leadership of the learning Community as well as policy makes to further develop and enhance these programs.
LEND Interdisciplinary Training NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Cynthia Ellis cellis@unmc.edu 402-559-4097
MCHB funded program designed to train future professionals to become leaders in community health programs for persons with neurodevelopmental disabilities.
Middle School Learning Center Initiative Program Evaluation NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Mark Shriver MSHRIVER@UNMC.EDU 402-559-6087
The Department of Education currently funds a number of 21st Century Community Programs in Nebraska. These programs are a component of the "No Child Left Behind" initiative. This project will evaluate the outcomes of the Middle School Learning Center Initiative in Omaha and prepare a report for the Nebraska Department of Educa...[more]
MMI AmeriCorps NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2015
Joseph Evans jevans@unmc.edu 402-559-6408
This project, funded by the Nebraska Volunteer Service Commission will provide service opportunities for 20 individuals. MMI will provide volunteer experience for individuals with and without disabilities. Volunteers will provide from 300, 450, 900, or 1700 hours of service to assist programs supporting persons with disabilitie...[more]
Molecular Biology of Neurosensory Systems NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Shelley Smith ssmith@unmc.edu 402-559-5314
Neurosensory disorders, particularly those creating deficits in hearing, vision, and balance/proprioception have devastating effects upon the individual's ability to interact with the environment and produce significant difficulties in communication and mobility, which in turn impact occupational and social functioning. Importa...[more]
Morphosyntactic Abilities of SLI Probands and Families NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
Shelley Smith ssmith@unmc.edu 402-559-5314
Specific Language Impairment is a developmental childhood language disorder affecting the elements of receptive and expressive language. Although articulation may be fine, this disorder makes children very hard to understand, and they may have difficulty comprehending spoken language as well. Family and twin studies have pr...[more]
NASA STEM Planning Grant NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011 Lisa St. Clair 402-559-3023
This grant supports a four month planning group designed to develop action plans for grant implementation. UCEDD faculty will serve on and evaluate the activities of the after school planning group. Another major activity will be to plan the evaluation for the implementation of the full grant to the Nebraska Department of Educ...[more]
National Childhood Cancer Foundation Research Group NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Warren Sanger wgsanger@unmc.edu 402-559-6328
This project has three goals: 1. To strengthen and enlarge the member and affiliated hospital programs of the Children's Cancer Group (CCG) with the purpose of increasing the number of community physicians, other health professionals and associated institutions linked with the leadership and resources of major cancer centers ...[more]
NCFF Program Evaluation NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Barbara Jackson bjackso@unmc.edu 402-559-5765
This project evaluates the effects of a community family support program in the greater Lincoln NE area.
NE Family and School Partnerships - Parent Information & Resources Center NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
Lisa St. Clair 402-559-3023
The overall design of the Nebraska Family School Partnerships/Parent Information and Resources Centers (PIRC) project includes four components. The first step would be to effect policy change addressing parental information and involvement, beginning with the Nebraska Department of Education. Second would be to establish 67 Sate...[more]
Nebraska Center For Excellence In Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Services NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013
J Michael Leibowitz mleibowi@unmc.edu 402-559-5702
The Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI) UCD proposes to continue its almost 30 year history of ADD supported activities. Our four major objectives include (1) the delivery of comprehensive educational programs to prepare future professionals to support citizens with disabilities in their home communities; (2) the creation of innovativ...[more]
Nebraska Developmental Disabilities Council Needs Assessment NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2010
Robert Pawloski rwpawloski@unmc.edu 402-559-8379
The Nebraska DD Council contracted with the Nebraska UCEDD to conduct a needs assessment as part of its 5 year planning process. The information collected will be collated and used by the Council to create its objectives and goals.
Neural Basis of Motor Development and Rehabilitation NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2012, 2013
Wayne Stuberg wstuberg@unmc.edu 402-559-5720
This project will create a Center for the Neural Basis of Motor Development & Rehabilitation, which will function as an umbrella program that links together the Laboratories of multiple faculty who share the common interest in understanding how normal development and specific rehabilitation methods alter brain function. The cen...[more]
Nurturing Healthy Behaviors: Statewide Mental Health NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2015
Barbara Jackson bjackso@unmc.edu 402-559-5765
The Nurturing Healthy Behavior (NHB) in Early Childhood Pilot Projects are based on the use of the Teaching Pyramid Model and Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBiS) along with other evidence-based strategies, practices, and interventions promoted through the Center on the Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learni...[more]
Omaha & Bellevue Public Schools - P.T. Services NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014
Wayne Stuberg wstuberg@unmc.edu 402-559-5720
The Munroe Meyer Institute (MMI) and the Omaha Public Schools (OPS) have maintained a contractual arrangement for the provision of all physical therapy services, including supervision of such services, for the District's eligible students since 2000. MMI has contracted to provide educational OT & PT services to eligible student...[more]
Omaha Public Schools - O.T. Services NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014
Janice Flegle jflegle@unmc.edu 402-559-6415
The Munroe Meyer Institute (MMI) and the Omaha Public Schools (OPS) have maintained a contractual arrangement for the provision of all occupational therapy services, including supervision of such services, for the District's eligible students since 2000. MMI has contracted to provide educational OT & PT services to eligible stu...[more]
Omaha Public Schools 21st Century Community Learning Center NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013
Mark Shriver MSHRIVER@UNMC.EDU 402-559-6087
The Omaha Public School District has funded the Nebraska UCEDD to conduct an evaluation of its 21st Century early childhood program in Omaha. This program is a component of President Bush's "No Child Left Behind" initiative. The program provides opportunities for students and their families to continue to learn new skills and ...[more]
OPS School Psychological Services NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2012, 2013
Mark Shriver MSHRIVER@UNMC.EDU 402-559-6087
The Nebraska UCEDD will provide evaluative services to students in the Omaha Public School District.
Parent Leadership and Involvement in Early Childhood Training NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Mark Smith msmitha@unmc.edu 402-559-5744
This Nebraska Department of Education funded project has the following objectives: 1.To have at least 60 trained family members of children with disabilities under the age of 12 enabled to step into and/or enhance their involvement in early childhood systems, supports and services within their region 2. To develop participan...[more]
Postsecondary Academic Readiness and Success NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2012
Deborah Circo dcirco@unmc.edu 402-559-5735
This project will implement a statewide level collaborative planning project that will result in an inclusionary postsecondary academic program for individuals with I/DD. Through a facilitative planning process, the project will explore and propose a program that will foster access to typical college courses for individuals wit...[more]
Providing Affordable Communication Options for Children on the Autism Spectrum NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011 Jennifer Brock jbrock@unmc.edu 402-559-5751
This grant will allow the purchase of iPads and iTouches to be used during Augmentative Communication Evaluations and will allow families to have trial periods with the devices to use before they make a decision to purchase these types of devices to be used to enhance their child's communication.
Randomized Control Trial Study of Educare of Omaha Phase One and Continuation NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2012, 2013
Lisa St. Clair 402-559-3023
The Educare model of early childhood education is a promising strategy for closing the achievement gap at school entry between young children in poverty and their more advantaged peers. This achievement gap can be observed as early as 9 months of age and, if left unaddressed, only widens over time. Educare's initial evaluati...[more]
Real-Time Articulatory-Controlled Vowel Synthesizer for research on Auditory-Speech Motor Learning NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2012, 2013
Jordan Green jgreen4@unl.edu 402-559-6302
When learning to speak, young children use auditory feedback to learn associations between articulatory movements and their acoustic consequences (Guenther et al., 1998). Presumably, this process involves the inverse mapping from acoustic goals to vocal tract shapes to muscular forces. Adults with acquired speech impairments may...[more]
Respite Care in Central Nebraska NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2010
Torri Smith-Terjal tstejral@unmc.edu 402-559-0632
Central Nebraska families and service providers have identified a need for additional training addressing behavioral concerns of young children with disabilities. This project will provide training to respite providers who provide services for children and/or adolescents with developmental disabilities. We expect to train 20 r...[more]
Results Matter - General Supervision Enhancement Grant (GSEG) NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Barbara Jackson bjackso@unmc.edu 402-559-5765
Nebraska's General Supervision Enhancement Grant (GSEG) "Results Matter", is intended to respond to Section 616 of IDEA which requires the establishment and implementation of systems for monitoring implementation of and enforcing obligations under Parts B and C. The Results Matter project is intended to build upon previous work ...[more]
Scottish Rite Masons Statewide Clinics NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Marsha Sullivan mdsulliv@unmc.edu 402-559-7189
The Scottish Rite Masons support services for children with speech and language disorders. MMI provides these services through RiteCare clinics in Omaha, Lincoln, Hastings and Alliance, Nebraska. In addition to providing services to children identified in their local community, this network of clinics allows children with speci...[more]
Six Pence Endowment Evaluation NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Barbara Jackson bjackso@unmc.edu 402-559-5765
This project will provide the evaluation of a statewide initiative to serve young children who are at risk and their families in home-based or center-based services.
Special Education Continuous Improvement/Residential Services NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015
Gabriella Castro
The Special Education Residential Services Project (SERP) coordinates application process for school districts for residential services contracted through the Nebraska Department of Education. In addition, as part of the Improvement Process it provides consumer input to Department of Education programs.
Teleheath Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014
J Michael Leibowitz mleibowi@unmc.edu 402-559-5702
This project develops and initiates telehealth sites in rural Nebraska. Funding from both the Nebraska Department of Education and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (Title V) provides the infrastructure for these services in rural areas. UCEDD services are provided with these funds and support to community pr...[more]
TIPS - NICU Follow-Up Program NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Barbara Jackson bjackso@unmc.edu 402-559-5765
This project, funded by the Nebraska Department of Education provides follow-up evaluations of children who received services in one of seven Neonatal Intensive Care Units in Nebraska. A standardized evaluation has been developed for use in these clinics.
Treadmill Training in Cerebral Palsy NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011 Wayne Stuberg wstuberg@unmc.edu 402-559-5720
Eleven children with cerebral palsy, age six to 18 years, will participate in a strength training protocol and a body weight support treadmill training (BWSTT) protocol. An AB/BA cross over design will be used to determine which therapy has the largest improvements in the walking abilities, lower extremity strength and participa...[more]
Twins and Singletons With Specific language Impairment NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
Shelley Smith ssmith@unmc.edu 402-559-5314
There is a need for longitudinal studies of twins in which there is a direct behavioral assessment of multidimensional language abilities during the preschool period followed by direct behavioral assessment of multidimensional language abilities and early reading skills during the elementary school years. This project builds on...[more]
UNL PKI Evaluation of Virtual Interactive Construction Education (VICE) NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2012, 2013
Robert Pawloski rwpawloski@unmc.edu 402-559-8379
The MMI Center on Interdisciplinary Program Evaluation will coordinate the external evaluation of University of Nebraska-Lincoln's NSF funded Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) proposal. This project seeks to produce a pedagogical transformation of construction engineering education from traditional teacher-ce...[more]
West Central Community Action Early Head Start Services NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2011
Records also available for Project in:
2010, 2012
Deborah Circo dcirco@unmc.edu 402-559-5735
This project will create opportunities for, and provide support to, low-income pregnant women and families with infants and toddlers by improving the quality of life with comprehensive early education and support services. The goal is to offer a variety of options: (1) center-based, (2) home-based, and (3) mixed. The nebraska ...[more]