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Early Childhood Research and Development Initiative

Exploring and Designing Creative Solutions to Support Inclusion


What We Do

Multi-ethnic Group of Friends


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.

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Research and Development Team

Collaborative ~ Creative ~ Innovative


Dr. Beth Rous

Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Caroline Gooden

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Jaime Grove


Research Partners

Collaborative ~ Creative ~ Innovative

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Dr. Haley Bergstrom


Sajjid Budhwani


Dr. Bill Haneberg

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Dr. Dwight Irvin

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Dr. Justin Lane

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Dr. Ying Luo

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Dr. Joanne Rojas

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Dr. Victoria  Sherif


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

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