October 23, 2012

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center kicks off inaugural Intervention 2.0 Lecture Series, Oct. 24

The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center is kicking off the inaugural Intervention 2.0 Lecture Series on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 4:10 p.m. in Room 241 of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center/One Magnolia Circle Building.

Paul Yoder, Ph.D., will present his talk, titled “Lessons Learned From Research on Early Communication and Language Intervention With Young Children With Disabilities.” There will be a reception following the lecture. Those planning to attend the lecture are asked to please register at kc.vanderbilt.edu/registration by Monday, Oct. 22.

In this lecture series, researchers engaged in education intervention research on at-risk children and youth will discuss how their research findings point to promising future directions for research and practice. The series is intended for experienced and beginning researchers in education and the behavioral sciences, as well as for educators, advocates and public policy makers.

Remaining Intervention 2.0 lectures include the following:

-Monday, Nov. 12
“Direct Instruction of Young Children: Irrelevant or Recommended Practice?”
Mark Wolery, Ph.D.

-Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013
“New Approaches to Developing Reading and Math Programs for Students With Serious Learning Problems”
Doug Fuchs, Ph.D., Lynn Fuchs, Ph.D., and Don Compton, Ph.D.

-Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2013
“Including Students With Severe Disabilities in Secondary Schools: Peer Support Strategies to Foster Relationships and Learning”
Erik Carter, Ph.D.

All lectures will be held at 4:10 p.m. in Room 241. For more information, contact Elizabeth Turner.