Dr. Dan Zhang selected as Director of the Center on Disability and Development

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 11:39am

Dr. Dan (Dalun) Zhang has been selected as Director of the Center on Disability and Development (CDD) at Texas A&M University, a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD).

Since 1996, Dr. Zhang has dedicated his career to enriching the lives of individuals with disabilities via research, service, and doctoral instruction and mentorship. During this time, he has also worked at three UCEDDs in three states as a full-time or part-time faculty. In the...

Dr. Jamilia Blake Presented Distinguished Lecturer Award

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 11:31am

Dr. Jamilia Blake, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, has recently been awarded the Rhonda Talley Distinguished Lecturer Award.

Annually, the Department of Counseling & Educational Psychology at Indiana University awards a lectureship to an exceptional school psychologist who has made an outstanding contribution to policy and advancement in the field of psychological study. While Dr. Blake has a distinguished collection of research and advancement...

Dr. Mandy Rispoli Award

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 11:29am

Dr. Mandy Rispoli, associate professor of special education in the department of Educational Psycholog was awarded the Dr. Deanna and Thomas Yates Faculty Fellowship in Educational Psychology. 

Dr. Mandy Rispoli, associate professor of special education in the Department of Educational Psychology was awarded the Dr. Deanna and Thomas Yates Faculty Fellowship in Educational Psychology. The fellowship includes a three-year term with $4500 available for professional use each year for...

Peterson earns AgriLife Extension Superior Service Award for diversity

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 11:33am

January 6, 2015

From: AgriLife TODAY; Writer: Rod Santa Ana, 956-878-8317, r-santaana@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Rick Peterson, 979-...

A Place For All : Faith and Community for Persons With Disabilities

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 9:26am

Have you wondered how you can make your house of worship more inclusive? Join us for a free screening of the Emmy nominated documentary "A Place For All: Faith and Community for Persons with Disabilities." The event will be held at Friends Congregational Church. A panel discussion will be held after the viewing.

 

Transition Fair & Disability Resources

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 2:07pm

Transition Fair & Disability Resources

February 28, 2015

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

at the Brazos Center

3232 Briarcrest Drive, Bryan, Texas 77802

There will be something for everyone with 50 exhibitor tables and eight presentations. 

Transition related issues will be addressed from birth through adulthood.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014 Service to the Organization Awards

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 10:32am

Award recipients are Shannon Caldwell, Tony Antosh, Leslie Cohen, Amy Sharp, and Stephanie Weber

Photo courtesy of Denny Henry Photography for AUCD.

Dr. Amy Sharp, Research Scientist in the Department of Educational Psychology and Assistant Director of the Center on Disability and Development, was among four recipients awarded the 2014 Service to the Organization Award by the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD).

Sharp, who joined...

Dr. Deborah C. Simmons presents at National Board of Education Sciences in Washington, DC

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 1:37pm

Dr. Deborah C. Simmons, CDD Affiliated Professor, was one of four researchers from across the country to be invited to present to the National Board for Education Sciences in Washington, DC.  The purpose of the presentations was to inform members of the National Board on the rigor and impact of research funded by the National Center for Special Education Research, Institute of Education Sciences. Dr. Simmons’ presentation focused on prevention and intervention in the early...

The Center on Disability and Development announces the 2014 PATHS Graduates

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 2:48pm

COLLEGE STATION — The Postsecondary Access and Training in Human Services (PATHS) program at Texas A&M University is honored to announce the 2014 graduates. This year, 21 young men and women successfully graduated from the PATHS certificate program. More than 230 family and friends attended the third graduating PATHS class since the certificate program was developed in 2010 at the Center on Disability and Development (CDD). The PATHS program is an inclusive certificate program to prepare...

June 2014 issue of Cowboys and Indians magazine

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 12:07pm

Agrability feature story, Battleground to Breaking Ground, A program in Texas helps turn veterans into farmers by Michael J. Mooney. Cowboys and Indians is a worldwide magazine with a readership of over 1,000,000.  View the article here.

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