Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling

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Welcome to the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling.

We’re showcasing outstanding accomplishments in three programs which prepare educators and counselors. Join us in conducting research, developing best practices, and participating in service-related activities that positively impact individuals in Kentucky and around the globe.

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    • Mar
When alumna Dixie Miller met Olivia — a tiny baby with a big hole in her heart — doctors doubted Olivia would live to have surgery. Miller had recently become certified to accept foster children when a friend told her about Olivia, who at the time lived with a family equipped to care for medically fragile children. But Miller wasn’t...
    • 06
    • Feb
The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) recently recognized Dr. Brian Bottge as one of only a few researchers funded by the center who have conducted efficacy studies of interventions for improving the math performance of students with disabilities. The report cites Bottge’s work with Enhanced Anchored Instruction as an intervention that has made significant contributions in the area...
    • 06
    • Feb

Bausch Appointed to State Panel

  Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Dr. Margaret Bausch to the Kentucky State Advisory Panel for Exceptional Children. The panel provides policy guidance with respect to special education and related services for children with disabilities in Kentucky as defined by special education regulations and applicable state and federal...
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