EPSY News

June 26, 2012

One in 88 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder by age 8, according to a recent study by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention – a rate that has risen far above the 2006 estimate of one in 110.

Young boy smiling.
February 07, 2012
When the Texas Health and Human Services Commission needed an assessment tool to help determine the amount of Medicaid home care families with special needs children might require, they called on a team of researchers at Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M University Health Science Center for help.
Melissa Neumann, a graduate of the college and teacher at Navasota ISD, offers her students the encouragement and support they need to be successful. Credit: Jean Wulfson, Division of Research and Graduate Studies, Texas A&M
January 23, 2012

Just like yeast is the key ingredient to making bread rise, studies have shown that a good teacher-student relationship is the key ingredient to producing student achievement.

October 17, 2011

There is no such thing as an innocent bystander. Bullying involves more than just the bully and the victim. It also involves bystanders – those who witness acts of bullying. When a bystander chooses not to intervene, the bully wins.

October 15, 2011
As part of their partnership with Aggie Athletics, ING has pledged to recognize professors for their dedication to education.
October 03, 2011

A collaborative partnership between the Texas Autism Collaborative (TAC) at the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University and Easter Seals East Texas is providing local children with autism support services.

September 25, 2011

A vision that began as part of a self-directed study at Texas A&M University by Sterling Leija '03 has now served more than 550 children with disabilities throughout Texas.

September 11, 2011

Laura Stough has a passion for preparing responders in disaster situations to provide top-notch care for individuals with disabilities and functional needs. In the wake of the Texas wildfires, that passion hit all too close to home.

August 28, 2011

Stereotypes. Conform to them and experience pressure to achieve and sustain. Don't conform and risk suffering from shame or guilt.

August 25, 2011
Congratulations Dr. Jamilia Blake! She was selected as a 2011-2012 Montague-Center for Teaching Excellence Scholar.
August 08, 2011

Congratulations Dr. Lisa Bowman-Perrott!  Her SEELS article will be published in the Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders later this year.

August 04, 2011
Xitao Fan, a College of Education and Human Development Ph.D. alumnus, was recently appointed dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Macau in China.
June 27, 2011
Jamia Blake has new publications.
April 11, 2011
The Brazos Valley has gained a valuable community resource for people with disabilities and their families — the Brazos Valley Center for Independent Living (BVCIL), which is established with a five-year, $1.55 million grant from the Rehabilitation Services Administration. The BVCIL is a non-profit organization associated with the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University and is part of a network of such centers across the state and nation.
March 30, 2011
If children are at risk for reading difficulties, it's easy for them to fall behind given the pace and amount of learning required in school, says Texas A&M University professor Deborah Simmons.
March 30, 2011

Capitalizing on videoconferencing and internet opportunities, a Texas A&M University-led team is providing mental health services to rural residents who might not otherwise have such vital assistance because of their remote locations.

March 25, 2011

Jeffrey Liew, assistant professor of learning sciences in the Department of Educational Psychology, will receive an Early Career Award from the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD).

March 24, 2011

U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2012 survey of best graduate schools, with the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University placing 24th among public institutions.

March 23, 2011

U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2012 survey of best graduate schools, with the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University placing 24th among public institutions.

March 23, 2011
Ben Milam Elementary School Principal, Tracy Spies, said, "Just like with the Milken Award, we don't remember a whole lot, after they called our name, we just of sat there, stunned for a little bit."

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