Early Childhood Research and Development Initiative

Exploring and Designing Creative Solutions to Support Inclusion


What We Do


We design and implement studies affecting young children with disabilities.

Online Training

We provide online training opportunities focused on designing, implementing and supporting services in inclusive settings.


Research and Development Team

Collaborative ~ Creative ~ Innovative

Dr. Beth Rous

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Caroline Gooden

Jaime Grove


Research Partners

Collaborative ~ Creative ~ Innovative

Dr. Haley Bergstrom

Sajjid Budhwani

Dr. Bill Haneberg

Dr. Dwight Irvin

Dr. Justin Lane

Dr. Ying Luo

Dr. Joanne Rojas

Dr. Victoria  Sherif


Contact Us

Thanks for your interest in our work. Get in touch with us for any questions or comments regarding our work and publications.
We’d love to hear from you.

Human Development Institute, University of Kentucky
126 Mineral Industries Building, Lexington, KY 40506

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