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HDI’s National Center for Prenatal and Postnatal Resources Presenting at Seminar in Japan

Published: May 19, 2016

On June 3-4, 2016, Stephanie Meredith, Medical Outreach Director of the Human Development Institute’s (HDI) Lettercase Program/National Center for Prenatal and Postnatal Resources at the University of Kentucky, will be speaking at a seminar in Japan for the Yokohama Project—an advocacy group in Yokohama City led by community leaders and disability advocates. Ms. Meredith is being hosted by the Yokohama Project to speak about new and expectant parent support following a diagnosis of Down syndrome; outreach to medical professionals; and the value of community inclusion and cross-cultural communication to improve the diagnosis experience. The seminar was arranged by Hiroko Kondo, a parent advocate in Yokohama and Director of the Yokohama Project. HDI’s National Center for Prenatal and Postnatal Resources Presenting at Seminar in JapanRead More…

Trainee Spotlight: Katie Terrell

Published: May 16, 2016

Katie Terrell is a second year graduate student in the School Psychology (Educational Specialist) program. Prior to coming to graduate school, Katie worked as a special education teacher in Nashville, Tennessee with both middle and elementary school students. It was in that role she developed a passion for working with students with disabilities and decided to pursue a career in school psychology. After hearing about HDI at her graduate school interview day, Katie knew she wanted to become involved with the institute. Trainee Spotlight: Katie TerrellRead More…

Fellowship Student Spotlight: Amber Skeans and Pamela Hereford

Published: May 12, 2016

Fellowship student Amber Skeans received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Kentucky in 2014. She is currently receiving her Masters of Arts in Teaching for Elementary Education from the University of the Cumberlands, but she will be starting the Master’s Program in Speech Language Pathology through Western Kentucky University this fall.Fellowship Student Spotlight: Amber Skeans and Pamela HerefordRead More…