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June 30, 2022
Despite good intentions, U.S. education systems struggle to adopt evidence-based practices to improve the quality and effectiveness of services provided for students with disabilities. Implementation science—the multi-disciplinary study of methods and strategies to promote use of research findings in practice—addresses this by providing frameworks that facilitate the use of such practices and support practitioners in consistently using these tools.
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June 22, 2022
We’re pleased to share that Kelsey Thompson is the winner of this year’s James J. Gallagher Dissertation Award. She recently spoke with us about her research and what impact receiving this award will have on it.
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June 14, 2022
Orla Putnam, a UNC doctoral student in Clare Harrop's lab, and Clare Harrop, a research assistant professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, and a faculty fellow at UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) have received an NC TraCS award for a project titled, Gendered Experiences in Autism Research: Analysis with Stakeholders.
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June 13, 2022
This year marked the 22nd annual International Early Childhood Inclusion Institute at UNC FPG. The event, which was offered in a hybrid format and is designed for individuals working toward inclusion at all levels and in a wide variety of roles, served more than 500 attendees, including classroom teachers and assistants, government officials, family members, faculty, and researchers.