kennedy center Archives
Oct. 30, 2014—Amy Weitlauf, Ph.D., assistant professor of Pediatrics, will be leading a study among parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to examine the effectiveness of mindfulness training as part of early interventions for children with ASD.
Oct. 29, 2014—Trans-institutional neuroimaging research at Vanderbilt finds that the brain may be structured differently in children with dyslexia.
Aug. 28, 2014—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center is launching is a new educational series that will focus on the complexities of conducting interdisciplinary research and clinical trials that involve behavioral, environmental and pharmaceutical interventions.
Jul. 21, 2014—Peer-led interventions that target parental well-being can significantly reduce stress, depression and anxiety in mothers of children with disabilities.
Jul. 17, 2014—During the recent ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp, singer Brett Eldredge pumped up the karaoke crowd at Winner’s Bar as camper Clayton Caroll took the stage. A partnership between the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and the Academy of Country Music, the residential camp has the dual purpose of studying Williams syndrome and other developmental disabilities and providing...
Jul. 2, 2014—Tennessee-based congressional staff members spent the day on campus June 25 to learn firsthand about Vanderbilt services and resources.
Jun. 26, 2014—The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) recently recognized two Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) staff members and one VKC investigator for their service in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Apr. 15, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) and the Tennessee Department of Education are partnering to bring a novel intervention program to families of young children with autism in Middle Tennessee. Called the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), this new intervention method is aimed at early treatment of toddlers with autism...
Mar. 13, 2014—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center will serve as the lead site for a $500,000 grant focused on building capacity of faith communities, such as churches, mosques, synagogues and other religious organizations, to support employment for members with disabilities.