Observation room at the Early Learning Center

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  • Improving Student Learning

    January 10, 2020

    Shaping minds is a big responsibility, one that teachers in classrooms across America embrace every day. With the introduction of Common Core or state standards in math, science and English, teachers are tasked with delivering rigorous material in ways …

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  • Transforming Special Education

    March 27, 2019

    In early 2018, the Delaware Academy of School Leadership (DASL), a professional development, research and policy center in the University of Delaware’s College of Education and Human Development, convened its advisory board of Delaware’s public school …

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  • Inspiring Jewish agencies to integrate people with disabilities

    January 20, 2016

    Jewish Community Services agencies tend to segregate people with disabilities, isolating them from fully participating in their community life. To address this, the Ruderman Family Foundation (RFF), under the direction of Steven Eidelman, H. Rodney Sha …

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  • Residential program for students with intellectual disabilities

    January 4, 2016

    The Center for Disabilities Studies was awarded funding by UD’s Professional and Continuing Studies to support a summer program for high school students with intellectual disabilities. As an extension of the Career and Life Studies Certificate (CLSC) p …

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  • Interpreting disabilities studies classes

    September 19, 2015

    Marisa Kofke, UD a third-year doctoral student in UD’s College of Education and Human Development, noticed that students in the disabilities studies minor learned new ways to think about disability issues as they take their courses. She wanted to know …

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  • Diagnose Language Processing in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants

    September 12, 2015

    In 2015, Giovanna Morini, a postdoctoral student in UD’s School of Education was awarded a two-year postdoctoral fellowship to study, Using the Tools of Developmental Science to Diagnose Language Processing in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants. This two …

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  • Differences in Bullying Victimization Between Students With and Without Disabilities

    September 10, 2015

    Prevalence rates for bullying victimization among children with disabilities have varied greatly in the research literature. Two reasons for such variability–rates vary as a function of disability type, and rates vary based on the bullying measure and …

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