intellectual disabilities

Kabrien Watts recently became the 100th employee hired through the Project SEARCH program.

Project SEARCH program hits employment milestone

Vanderbilt’s Project SEARCH for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities recently marked a milestone when it hired its 100th employee.

Kennedy Center to host Faith and Disabilities Community Conversations

The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Disabilities and Religion program is hosting community conversations in Davidson and Williamson counties to brainstorm with key stakeholders about increasing opportunities for meaningful participation for people with disabilities and their families in communities of faith.

Vanderbilt researcher speaks to White House on ending segregation for people with intellectual disabilities

Erik Carter spoke about ending segregation in education and beyond during an invited presentation at a gathering of the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities.

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center to continue as national Developmental Disabilities Research Center

The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) has been awarded a $6.5 million, five-year grant to continue as a national Eunice Kennedy Shriver Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC).

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center celebrates 50 years in 2015

The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center will celebrate 50 years of transforming lives in 2015 with lectures by AUCD Executive Director Andrew Imparato and Special Olympics Chairman and CEO Timothy Shriver.

ACM, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center camp culminates in Grand Ole Opry performance