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Center for Disability Resources Executive Director at White House Meeting

UCEDD director Dr. David Rotholz participated in an invitation only meeting at the White House in May 2023. This event was to discuss innovative ways federal funding can be used to improve the lives of South Carolinians, including those with disabilities. Organized by the Office of Public Engagement the half-day event connected 50 elected officials, community and organization leaders, veterans and clergy from across the state to help build a better South Carolina. Our UCEDD was one of the two disability focused organizations included in this event.



Center for Disability Resources, University of South Carolina UCEDD Installs Little Free Libraries with Health Focused Information in Rural and Underserved Communities

Librarians at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine (SOM) and at the Center for Disability Resources (CDR) Library have installed six Little Free Libraries around the state within rural and/or underserved communities to promote better access to quality, consumer-health resources related to each of the collaborating agencies' missions.



The Children's Trust Funds the University of Miami

Beginning in October, The Children's Trust will begin funding the University of Miami with grants.



AIR-P Cureus Channel

AIR-P is excited to promote and share our recently launched Channel on Cureus, Autism and Health: Across the Lifespan. We are seeking research and commentaries that share AIR-P's mission to support innovative life course intervention research that promotes optimal health and well-being of autistic individuals across the lifespan.



2024 Call for Presentation Proposals - 39th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa's Center on Disability Studies, in the College of Education, is accepting presentation proposals for the 39th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity, February 27-28, 2024 in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. Submissions are being accepted until October 1, 2023 with a preferred submission date of September 15th at



iGROW Program with the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University Works with Several Rural Businesses to Employ Students

The "I Generate Rural Opportunities for Work" (iGROW) Project is a four-year pre-employment and leadership-training program in partnership (funded by) with TWC's Vocational Rehabilitation Program, for students with disabilities who are currently enrolled in middle school and high school (ages 14-22). This summer several students were selected to work with a rural business that interested them. The purpose of the program is to provide a training environment to support students with disabilities to gain the necessary skills and experiences in work readiness in order to successfully transition into postsecondary education and/or competitive integrated employment.



Iowa's National Summer Transportation Institute Promotes STEM Careers for Youth

"Is this Heaven?" No, it's the Iowa National Summer Transportation Institute (INSTI)! The Center for Disabilities and Development, Iowa's UCEDD, recently hosted the third annual INSTI STEM summer camp. For the first time, INSTI was held residentially this summer. Seventeen middle-school-aged campers from all around the state, girls and boys including seven with disabilities, stayed in a University of Iowa residence hall during the two-week camp session. Campers learned a lot, played a lot, and got some insight into future career opportunities.



Milwaukee Mom Gets More than 2500 COVID Vaccines for Residents with Disabilities and Their Families with Support from Waisman UCEDD

The Waisman Center's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), in partnership with the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities, recently supported a grant to Parent University to help increase outreach and access to COVID-19 vaccines for individuals of color and individuals with disabilities in the greater Milwaukee area. Parent University, an organization in Milwaukee founded by Delores Sallis, serves as a resource and support network for Black and other families of color and their loved ones with disabilities.

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New Podcast from the Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

The Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab launched INside the OUTcomes: A Rehabilitation Research Podcast in March. Episodes feature research on employment and people with disabilities, home and community-based services and research highlights from the Center. Listen on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.



Occupational Therapy Camps Back at Munroe-Meyer Institute for Second Year

Tying shoes and practicing handwriting don"t sound like the typical summer camp activities. But the Munroe-Meyer Institute's Occupational Therapy Summer Camp focuses on those skills, among others, while offering fun and enriching activities for children and young adults to promote and maintain school readiness and learn new skills with health and safety in mind.



PATHS Program Welcomes 14 New Students in the Summer Session

The Summer session for the PATHS Program included cooking classes. Students shopped for the ingredients and worked together in the Hullabaloo dorm kitchens to prepare the meals to share. For many students this is their first time away from home, so the students worked hard and had a great time with different art activities focused on improving their self-advocacy skills.



The iGROW Program is Growing in Lee County and in East Texas

The iGROW Program with the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University is growing in Lee County and in East Texas! The iGrow team is excited for their first replication in East Texas. Team members participated in the iGrow Summer Institute and a Program Coordinator for East Texas has been hired. We will also be expanding in Central Texas by adding more school districts to the current program.



The School of Education and Human Development Announces Dr. Dalun Zhang as the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

Dr. Dan (Dalun) Zhang has accepted the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs position in our School of Education and Human Development. Since accepting the interim role in January, Dr. Zhang has excelled in serving the best interests of our faculty and our School. He is also a Professor of Special Education in the Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY), a Faculty Affairs Leadership Development Fellow in SEHD and a Director of the Center on Disability and Development.

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center LEND Program Collaborates with Community Partners to Launch "All Kids Academy"

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) LEND program has partnered with Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, The University of Memphis, and others to launch All Kids Academy. All Kids Academy is an innovative program that supports learning and development for hospitalized children with the goal to nurture every child's educational potential in sickness and in health.

Mark Kliewer (left), and Daniel Kliewer visit the TIES Clinic at Olin Ave on a Sunday afternoon to pretend to talk to psychiatrist Steve Singer. This is therapeutic and reassuring for Daniel, who has Cornelia de Lange syndrome.


The Waisman TIES Clinic, a Psychiatry Clinic that Looks at Disability and Mental Health through a Holistic Lens

Mental health is import for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Waisman TIES (Training, Intervention, and Evaluation Services) Psychiatric Clinic is a unique resource that provides psychiatric care and consultation to Wisconsin residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The clinic often sees individuals who are unable to obtain psychiatric care from other providers due to their insurance, financial situation, behavioral issues, or medical complexities.

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