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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Posted On October 3, 2017
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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a chance to spread awareness.  During the month of October, we celebrate people with Down syndrome and make people aware of our abilities and accomplishments.  It’s not about celebrating disabilities, it’s about celebrating abilities.

To find out more, visit the National Down Syndrome Society’s website: here

Center for Leadership in Disability Highlights Community Advisory Committee Member Ben Oxley

Posted On June 14, 2017
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The Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) features Community Advisory Council (CAC) members in a series of profiles that highlight individual CAC members, and give insight into who they are and their commitment to a working partnership with CLD.

The CAC is comprised of parents, self-advocates, community leaders, and representatives of organizations that share CLD’s… more »

CLD Faculty Publication: Building Self-Determination Through Inclusive Extracurricular Programs

Posted On June 1, 2017
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Congratulations to the Center for Leadership in Disability faculty members Emily Graybill, PhD, Andrew Roach, PhD, and former CLD Research Associate, Erin Vinoski for their collaborative article ‘Building Self-Determination Through Inclusive Extracurricular Programs’ was recently republished by SAGE Journals, and currently has the distinction of being the second most downloaded article in Teaching Exceptional Children.

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Mental Health Awareness 2017

Posted On May 23, 2017
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What YOU Can Do for Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month. This year, Mental Health First Aid USA is taking the opportunity to spread information on social media about how mental illness and addiction affect some key populations — and what we ALL can do to help. Because anyone, anywhere can… more »