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KU Professionals for Disability (KUPD)


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Our Mission

KU Professionals for Disability (KUPD) was founded in 2002, through the efforts of graduate students within the University of Kansas, Department of Special Education. KUPD is open to all graduate students with an interest in the disability field.

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Students Questions: email KUPD@ku.edu or contact officers directly at the addresses below.

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Sunday at AERA! 8-9:30 AM Exploring Flipped Learning: It's Benefits and Challenges! Location:Roundtable Session 19‐ Hyatt, East Tower ‐ Purple Level, Riverside East M.F. Hock, I. F. Brasseur‐Hock, D. Deshler, Meghan Arthur, Marilyn Ruggles 8:15-9:45 AM Learning Together: Building Networks for Transformation Location: Marriott, 4th Floor, Addison E.B. Kozleski 8:15-10:15 AM Like Thery're the Only Ones Location: Paper Session 4-Marriott 4th Level, Armitage D. Greer, M. F. Rice, R. A. Carter 4:05-5:35 Toward Inclusive Education : A Theoretical Critique of Peer Acceptance Research Roundtable Session 26-Hyatt, East Tower-Purple Level, Riverside West. M.R. Beneke, G. A. Cheatham

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#1 public program in nation for special education
—U.S. News & World Report
2nd nationwide for most published journal articles in special education
Wayne Sailor directs KU’s largest grant, the $24.5 million SWIFT project, to develop a national center to assist schools
A $2.5 million grant will fund research on reasons effective technology tools are underused for students with disabilities