AUCD Diversity Leadership Trainees present at National Conference

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:47am

Dianey Leal and Jessica Walker,  Association of University Centers on Disability (AUCD) Diversity Leadership Fellows, presented along with Dr. Dalun Zhang at the national Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) conference in Myrtle Beach, SC this month.  Their presentation entitled Supported Decision Making as an Alternative to Guardianship: Why and How? included the theoretical and legal basis of Supported Decision Making (SDM) and how it is implemented. Leal...

Dean's Development Council: Extraordinary Service Award received by Dr. Jeni Ganz

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:46am

Dr. Jeni Ganz was awarded the "Extraordinary Service Award" from the College of Education Dean's Development Council on Friday, October 28th at the Hilton hotel. Throughout her career, in public education, as a graduate student, and as a faculty member, Dr. Ganz has demonstrated a commitment to people with developmental disabilities and their families, to the community, to colleagues, and to students. Below, I note career-long efforts on her part and will highlight efforts she spearheaded at...

Associate Director Interviews: Amy Health, Director of the Autism Program

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:45am

One of our most exciting projects and collaboratives is The Autism Clinic (TAC), which partners with the Center and community providers in the Brazos Valley and statewide to provide services that address the education and community support needs of...

Volunteer Registration

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 12:38pm

The Center on Disability and Development has several projects that need volunteers. You can register to be a volunteer online by clicking the link below - you can choose to volunteer at any or all of the projects.

Register to Volunteer Online

Whose Life Is It Anyway

Friday, February 19, 2016 - 2:09pm

How will you support your loved one to live a life as they define it?

Please join us

April 29th: 9:00-4:00 & April 30th 9:00-1:00

Education Service Center Region 12
2101 W Loop 340, Waco, TX 76712

This exciting training event brings together parents and students to learn how person centered practices lead to plans that support students to get...

2015 Lightner Witmer Awarded to Nathan Clemens, Ph.D.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 9:57am

The Division of School Psychology of the American Psychological Association presented The 2015 Lightner Witmer Award to Dr. Nathan Clemens

Each year the Division of School Psychology of American Psychological Association presents the Lightner Witmer Award to a young professional and academic school psychologist who has demonstrated scholarship that merits special recognition. This year's award was presented to Nathan Clemen, Ph.D. who is affiliated with the Center...

2015 PATHS Graduates

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 9:52am

The Center on Disability and Development announces the 2015 PATHS Graduates

COLLEGE STATION — The Postsecondary Access and Training in Human Services (PATHS) program at Texas A&M University is honored to announce the 2015 graduates. This year, 18 young men and women successfully graduated from the PATHS certificate program. Family and friends attended the fourth graduating PATHS class since the certificate program was developed in 2010 at the Center on...

Researchers work with apps tailored toward autistic kids

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 11:29am

Technology is giving individuals with autism a way to communicate their wants, needs and emotions.

Read more...

http://www.thebatt.com/news/researchers-work-with-apps-tailored-toward-autistic-kids/article_3a44ca7e-e3f5-11e4-9d81-9714afbc72b0.html

 

Texas RehabACTion Network 2014 Award

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 4:31pm

Dr. Cheryl Grenwelge, PATHS Co-Director with the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M, and Dr. Jackie Pacha of the Brazos Valley Center of Independent Living (BVCIL) were awarded the 2014 TRAN Award by the Texas RehabACTion Network (TRAN) at the 19th Annual TRAN conference in Frisco, Texas, October 1-3, 2014.

Grenwelge is serving as Co-Director for the PATHS program and the Director for the annual Texas Transition Conference. The PATHS Program is a...

Dr. Jamilia Blake researches young black girls who face racial bias in school discipline

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 12:00pm

During December 2014, there were more than 100 million hits to the CEHD news items posted on various websites around the country.  Many of these hits are attributed to Dr. Jamilia Blake, associate professor of educational psychology, about research she has conducted on young Black girls who face racial bias in school discipline. Her comments have been quoted in various sites including the New York Times, MSN.com,...

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