Special education personnel preparation

Special education personnel preparation refers to programs to train qualified personnel in special education and related services, early intervention, and regular education to work with students with disabilities.

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Online learning platform extends TRIAD and other VKC training outreach
Training community professionals and family members across Tennessee is a mission that spans TRIAD and other Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) programs. Now an online learning platform will bring video training to learners in their workplaces and homes, from urban to rural locations.

App will help children with disabilities who have challenging behavior
A Vanderbilt Kennedy Center special education researcher has been awarded a $1.5 million grant by The Institute of Education Sciences to develop an app for use by parents who have young children with disabilities who also exhibit challenging behaviors.

Future of IDD services, research, and policy in good hands with VKC UCEDD, LEND trainees
The mission of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center is to facilitate discoveries and best practices that make positive differences in the lives of persons with developmental disabilities and their families. In order to ensure that such work continues for years to come, the VKC University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) and the Vanderbilt Consortium LEND seek and prepare young professionals who want to learn how best to serve children and adults.

People related to the topic: Special education personnel preparation

Andrea Capizzi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Special Education

Erik Carter, Ph.D.
Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and Professor of Special Education

Alexandra Da Fonte, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Special Education

Naomi Tyler, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Special Education

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