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U of A Students Play Part in Annual Symposium on Developmental Disabilities

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Luke Gromer and Sean Taylor, who will be among the first graduates in the bachelor's program in special education, presented research at the symposium on autism and developmental disabilities.

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School Education Research & Innovation Special Education

A.L. Chilton Foundation Gift Supports EMPOWER Special Education Program

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The Dallas-based foundation’s $500,000 gift will endow and support two scholarships for students with cognitive disabilites.

College of Education and Health Professions University Advancement Education Giving Special Education

Discounted Registration for U of A Autism Symposium Ends March 5

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Three speakers headline this year's University of Arkansas Autism and Developmental Disabilities Symposium on April 2 and 3. Early bird registration ends Monday, March 5.

College of Education and Health Professions Events Lectures Special Education

Public Invited to Focus Group Meetings on Transition Services

Thursday, January 18, 2018

The U of A invites parents of youth with disabilities as well as educators, pathologists, therapists, counselors and social workers to attend a focus group during the week of Jan. 22.

College of Education and Health Professions J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Education Events Communication Disorders Counselor Education Educational Leadership Social Work Special Education

Online Education Information Website Ranks U of A Special Education Degree No. 3 in Nation

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

The University of Arkansas master's degree in special education, which is delivered online, is ranked No. 3 on a listing of best online master's degree programs in special education.

College of Education and Health Professions Global Campus Awards Distance Education Education Points of Pride Special Education

Special Education Program Focuses on Strengthening Dyslexia Therapy

Thursday, September 14, 2017

David Hanson, a clinical assistant professor in the program, has undertaken a rigorous two-year process for special certification in dyslexia instruction.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Special Education

Applications Being Taken for Summer Camp for Children with Autism, Peer Mentors

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The special education program at the University of Arkansas is taking applications for Camp Connect, an inclusive summer day camp for children who have autism.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Outreach Special Education
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