CEHD News

Hewitt begins as president of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Amy Hewitt, director of the Research and Training Center on Community Living in the college’s Institute on Community Integration, began her term as president of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) on July 1, 2014. With over 5,000 members,¬†AAIDD promotes progressive policies, sound research, effective practices, and universal human rights for people […]

Elison selected to be part of autism research consortium

Jed Elison, assistant professor, Institute of Child Development, has been unanimously elected as an associate member of the Autism Speaks Baby Siblings Consortium (BSRC). BSRC brings together research groups from around the world with the mission of discovering the earliest predictors of autism. The researchers study early autism risk factors using methods that include behavioral […]

Ellison shares inspiration and insights with TRIO Upward Bound students

U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison visited PSTL 1366: Stories of Self and Community, Multicultural Perspectives on July 7, 2014, where TRiO Upward Bound students, student athletes, and other University students had the opportunity to hear the Congressman speak. This summer, under the instruction of Ezra Hyland, the class is reading the Congressman’s book, My Country Tis […]