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November 11, 2011

3/11/11 Approximately one-third of the allegations of workplace discrimination filed by people with disabilities involve dismissal or poor working conditions leading to resignation, suggests Texas A&M University professor Fredrick Nafukho.

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.

July 14, 2011
What do you want to be when you grow up? More than 250 middle and high school students will come a little closer to answering that age-old question this summer during the College of Education and Human Development’s Youth Adventure Program (YAP).
June 14, 2011
More than 85 high school students from across the Lone Star state are trading in pool time for school time this summer to take part in the Texas Governor’s School in Arts and Humanities for Urban Leadership at Texas A&M University, June 6 – 24.
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

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 12, 2011

Laura Dean-Mooney ’82 never imagined the positive impact she would have on thousands of lives.

March 10, 2011

Next to parents, teachers are the individuals most responsible for helping young people chart a course for their life’s journey.

March 07, 2011
The Adult Education and Human Resource Development Program, in the College of Education and Human Development, will offer the Certified Training Professional Program from March 27 to April 1. The program will be held on the Texas A&M University campus in Rudder Tower, room 701.
December 15, 2010
August, Reta Haynes honored her late husband, Harold J. "Bill" Haynes '46, and fulfilled her passion for education with a gift of more than $900,000 to endow programs supporting the College of Education and Human Development, Corps of Cadets and Singing Cadets.
September 14, 2010

A little guidance given to students can make all the difference in their journey to a college education, and helping students reach that college degree is what a partnership between Texas A&M University and the Bryan school district is about.

July 29, 2010
Physical therapist Brian Duncan, PT, DPT, has received the Signe Brunnström Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in recognition of his excellence in teaching effectiveness in the physical therapy clinical setting.
July 13, 2010
Margaret Foster from the Texas A&M Libraries is here to help undergraduates, grad students, faculty and staff in their research and writing needs.
June 21, 2010
Approximately 38 high school students are getting a jump on college this summer through the Aggie STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Summer Experience at Texas A&M University.
June 02, 2010
New uniform education standards in math and English language arts for all public school students in grades K-12were announced Wednesday, and educators from Texas A&M University cite their pros and cons and conjecture regarding their possible effects on Texas.
May 27, 2010

Jeffrey Liew, assistant professor of learning sciences in the Department of Educational Psychology, received a mental health research grant from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.

May 25, 2010
Timothy Elliott, professor of counseling psychology in the Department of Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University, is part of a task force formed by the American Psychological Association to help psychologists find ways of assessing and addressing the needs of caregivers.
May 12, 2010
During the spring semester, the Reading Clinic pairs local students needing extra reading help with graduate students who are studying reading education.
April 26, 2010
Erica Kaskow '08 discovered that when Aggies lend a hand to fellow Aggies, they help in a big way.
April 21, 2010

Parenting is a natural skill, says parent coach Kristy Dixon '00, but good parenting is an acquired skill.

In 2008, Voices for Children provided Court Appointed Social Advocate volunteers
April 13, 2010

"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does." — William James

Liana Lowey '99, works to make a difference in the lives of children every day.

April 09, 2010
"To whom much is given, much is required." And no one lives by these words more than former elementary education major Cassie Grant '03, who wanted to take what she'd been given in life and give back to her students - both in Texas and in South Africa.
November 12, 2009

Paige Melancon enrolled at Texas A&M University intending to become a doctor. A tutoring job through the Read & Counts program made her think twice about her career path.

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