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Brian Boyd, New leader announced for Juniper Gardens Children’s Project, KU News

Matthew Mosconi, Research at KU to receive $2.3 million grant for studying motor deficits in ASD, News Medical

Peter Smith, Rat study ties Rett syndrome gene to pain processing, Spectrum

Karrie Shogren, Michael Wehmeyer, KU researchers land grant to apply self-determination model in schools, KU News

Judy Carta, Charles Greenwood, Dale Walker, Jay Buzhardt, Dwight Irwin, Kathryn Bigelow, Alana Schnitz, KU childhood research center receives $7.5 million in grants to support early education, Lawrence Journal World  

Jean Hall, Why and how to avoid high-risk pools for Americans with preexisting conditions, To the Point, Commonwealth Fund

Matt Mosconi, Psychologist and neuroscientist to direct KU autism research and training center, KU News

Jean Hall, We All Have Pre-existing Conditions. New York Times

Jean Hall, High-Risk Pools: An Illusion of Coverage That May Increase Costs for All in the Long Term, Annals of Internal Medicine (Commentary)

Jean Hall, Paul Ryan's claim on Wisconsin being a model for covering people with preexisting conditions, Politifact

Nancy Brady, University Scholarly Achievement Award (video)

Kathleen Lane, Council for Exceptional Children Research Division names Kathleen Lane 2017 Distinguished Researcher Award

Susan Palmer, Susan Palmer named recipient of Warren Research Achievement Award, KU News

Steven Warren, Nancy Brady and Kandace Fleming, Researchers awarded $2.4M NIH grant to study leading genetic cause of autism, KU News

Steven Warren, Five faculty members earn distinguished professor status

Michael Wehmeyer, Giving a name and dignity to a disability, New York Times

Wayne Sailor, Addressing racial bias and "school-to-prison pipeline" Philadelphia Tribune

Rene Jamison, Night out helps girls with autism, KCTV5 Kansas City

Judith Gross, Sheltered workshops: A path to competitive employment for people with disabilities? Kansas Health Institute News Service

Judith Gross, Sheltered Workshops: A Path To Competitive Employment, Or A Gulag For People With Disabilities? KMUX-FM and KPR-FM

Rene Jamison, Women with Autism (Girls Night Out), America Tonight, Aljazeera America

Howard Wills, "Paying attention?" an app asks - helping kids monitor their own classroom behavior, The Hechinger Report

Yo Jackson, $3.7 million grant to enable Ku research on how Kansas City chlidren respond to trauma Lawrence Journal-World

Susan Carlson, John Colombo, Could daily dose of DHA help prevent premature births? KU News

Karrie Shogren, Study shows benefits with, without disabilities recognize benefits of inclusive schools KU News

Michael Wehmeyer, Four named recepients of Higuichi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Awards

Judith Carta, The Learning Curve: Head Start Turns 50, KCPT-TV

Dot Nary, 25 years after the Americans with Disabilities Act, Lawrence residents continue battle for equality, access, Lawrence Journal-World

Martha Hodgesmith and Jean Ann Summers, Women of Distinction Calendar honors 25 with ties to KU KU News

Dale Walker, Education Week, Key to Vocabulary Gap Is Quality of Conversation, Not Dearth of Words

Debra Kamps, Kathy Bourque, Linda Heitzman-Powell, Rose Mason, Autism Speaks, Social Training with Peers Helps Kids with Autism

Debra Kamps, KU News, Children with autism can learn to be social, trial shows

Dr. Kathryn Ellerbeck to co-direct Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training

Wayne Sailor, Amy McCart,, KU research redefining inclusion in education at work in Vermont

Betty Hart, Todd Risley, New Yorker Magazine, The Talking Cure

Betty Hart, Todd Risley, National Geographic, The First Year

Judy Carta, Kansas City Star, Early childhood education spotlight is on KC

Paula Fite, Inside KU, Kansans Against Bullying Project

Kathy Bourque, Kansas City Star (front page), Child peers, digital technology unite to help children with autism learn to play and share

Yo Jackson, Science Daily, Severity, not frequency of abuse, may predict children's mental health outcomes

Linda Heitzman-Powell, Jay Buzhardt, Disability Scoop, Telemedicine Shows Promise For ABA Therapy

Linda Heitzman-Powell, Jay Buzhardt, Science Daily, Telemedicine training for rural parents of children with autism

Governor Brownback selects KCART to sign autism insurance bill into law

Steven Warren, John Colombo, Linda Heitzman-Powell, Nancy Brady, Christa Anderson, Sean Swindler, Kansas University at the frontline of autism research

Matt Enyart, Kris Matthews, Rachel Freeman, Helping Children Across Kansas, KU Works

Heitzman-Powell/Buzhardt: KSHB NBC 41 Kansas City, Technology helps families dealing with autism work from home

Michael Vitevitch: Scientific American 60-Second Science podcast, Speaker Sex Affects Listener Processing of Gendered Words

Nancy Brady, Kathryn Bigelow awarded Friends of the Life Span Institute Investigtor Awards for 2013

Joy Gabrielli, Luke McCune awarded Friends of the Life Span Insitute GRA Awards for 2013

Sara Sack, Topeka Capital-Journal, Exchange matches durable medical equipment with Kansans in need

Dale Wallker, KC Star front page Talk Read Play program aims to give young children a head start

Kansas City among sites included in national mental health initiative

KCART affiliated researchers find that DHA in infant formula linked to improved cognitive outcomes in childhood

KCART affiliated researchers awarded $1.2 million to test iPad app to help preschoolers with autism "talk" to classmates

Research study recruiting toddlers with ASD and their families

Wehmeyer book refuting basis of classic psychology text wins award.

Huffington Post: KU's Greenwood explains sequestration effect on publically-supported science

Holly Storkel: $1.5 million clinical trial will test book reading to treat Specific Language Impairment

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