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Alumna Starts New Teaching Job but Leaves Behind Something Amazing in Arkansas
Maddie Stinson graduated from the U of A in May but left behind a program for the entire state that provides opportunities for Arkansas girls and women who have disabilities.
Partnership With NWACC Expected to Attract More Students to Teaching Field
Students interested in pursuing teacher preparation programs are now able to transfer their credits from NorthWest Arkansas Community College to finish their degree at the University of Arkansas.
Webinar Series to Give Caregivers Tips for Teaching Children With Disabilities During Pandemic
Professor Peggy Schaefer-Whitby has teamed up with the state's Center for Exceptional Families to support caregivers who are educating children with disabilities at home. A webinar series begins Thursday.
Special Education Professor's Book Offers Advice on Sexuality Education for Children with Autism
Peggy Schaefer Whitby, a professor of special education, has fielded calls for years about how to teach sexuality education to children with autism. Now she has a book to help them.
COEHP Professor Co-Authors Book to Help Educators and Parents Navigate Special Ed Law
Kevin Brady, an associate professor of educational leadership, has a newly released book helping educators, parents and others who work closely with children and youth with disabilities.
Doctoral Student Julie Workman Wins Research-in-Progress Award at MSERA Conference
Workman's dissertation examines the disproportionate rate of student disciplinary actions against African American students compared to white students in rural schools in Southeast Arkansas.
Special Education Professor Peggy Schaefer Whitby Elected Vice President of DADD
Peggy Schaefer Whitby was recently elected vice president of the Council of Exceptional Children Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities.
U of A and University of Oklahoma Teaming up to Establish Razorback-Sooner Scholars Program
The U of A and OU have partnered to help meet the need for more teachers who know how to use evidence-based practices to improve the adult outcomes of students with disabilities.
Special Education Professionals Soak up Knowledge at DADD Conference on the U of A Campus
Special education teachers, behavior experts and other professionals who work with those who have autism and other developmental disabilities, gathered at the U of A for a day-long conference.
New Program to Train Professionals for 'Transition Services' for Young Adults with Disabilities
A free national webinar on transition services will be offered at 2 p.m. central, Thursday, Feb. 21.