Helen Young and Ruth Falco, Special Education faculty, presented "A Comprehensive Education Model for Young Children with Autism" at the 28th annual International Conference of the Division of Early Childhood in Minneapolis, Oct. 28-30.
Leslie J. Munson, David R. Allen, and Ruth A. Falco, Special Education faculty, presented "Working with Families When the Parent Has Learning Difficulties" at the 28th annual international conference of the Division of Early Childhood Conference in Minneapolis.
The PSU Diversity Action Council recently presented President's Diversity Awards to faculty members Toeutu Faaleava, Katharine Cahn, and Lea Ann Holder; staff member John Barnett; and students Mandy Elder and Hope Yamasaki. Nominated by their peers, these individuals and team members were honored for exceptional work in promoting and honoring diversity at the University and in the Portland community.
What practices support professionals in identifying and teaching students who have skill deficits versus those with performance deficits? Tiffany Jones explores these questions with students in her instructional methods courses at PSU.
Ruth Falco, Special Education faculty, presented “From Universal Design to Universal Design for Learning,” as an invited panelist for members of the Portland Public Schools' Long Range Facilities Planning Advisory Committee and other community members in Portland, March 8.
Ruth Falco and Helen Young, Special Education faculty, presented "Comprehensive, Evidence-based Interventions for Children with Autism: Research Challenges and Strategies" at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention in San Diego, Feb. 25.