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For Autism Acceptance Month we are highlighting our most recent stories about the research and recommendations from the Supporting Transformative Autism Research team at the UVA School of Education and Human Development.
Professor Karen Kurotsuchi Inkelas, who researches the college student experience, shares what student belonging is, why it matters, and what colleges can do to help college students find belonging in a post-pandemic environment.
The STAR team talked with Sibylle Kranz, an associate professor and registered dietician, to get ideas for helping children with autism improve their eating habits.
A new report details recommendations to support individuals with autism to live independently as adults.
UVA exercise physiologists discuss the benefits of staying active in the face of COVID and offer tips on returning to exercise safely if you’re recovering from the disease.
UVA team helps Charlottesville elementary students flourish through the Compassionate Schools project.
Amanda Nguyen is examining the effectiveness of interventions designed to improve the mental wellbeing of conflict-affected populations, including mothers and veterans, in Bangladesh, Ukraine and Myanmar.
Damon Swift, associate professor of kinesiology, was among a group of newly hired faculty members featured in this UVA Today story.
At a time when parents may be wary of taking unvaccinated children to a medical facility, the study raises concerns about the possible consequences.
Alexis Ward, a graduate student in the School of Education and Human Development, has been working to improve the lives of people with disabilities ever since she was a kid.
UVA's newest building, the Student Health and Wellness Center, is the new home of the School of Education and Human Development's Department of Kinesiology.
During this fall's Hispanic Heritage Month the team of researchers at the UVA Supporting Transformative Autism Research (STAR) initiative is working to highlight the increasing need for diagnostic and support resources for Hispanic families impacted by autism.
Research: Fitness and Physical Activity Appear Superior to Weight Loss for Reducing Risks of Obesity
When it comes to obese individuals getting healthy and reducing mortality risk, increasing physical activity and improving fitness appear to be superior to weight loss.
UVA professors Mazurek and Davis, in partnership with Mary Baldwin University, will lead the new program designed to improve the health and well-being of children with autism and other developmental disabilities.
Counselor education professor Joseph Williams shares his thoughts on the need for a whole-child approach, the role of school counselors, and how to bring an equity lens to social-emotional learning.
Using a telehealth system called “ECHO,” School of Education and Human Development professors Gail Lovette and Rose Nevill have come up with a way to help the caregivers of children with developmental delays.
UVA education professor Tish Jennings shares how classroom practices that prioritize safety and community can help schools meet students’ needs and get them back on track this school year.
A UVA kinesiology professor explains why the presence of certified athletic trainers significantly affects female collegiate student-athletes’ concussion recovery time.
The iTHRIV Scholars program, launched in 2017, is a cohort-based, mentored career development award for dedicated early career clinical and translational researchers.