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  • WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities Awarded Traumatic Brain Injury Grant

    Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    The WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED) has been funded by the Administration for Community Living (ACL) to serve as a mentoring state to maintain and expand West Virginia’s infrastructure, mentor other state grantees, and work with ACL to improve the national impact of the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) program.

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  • WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities receives funding for family health information center

    Friday, May 11, 2018

    The WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED) has been funded to serve as West Virginia’s Family to Family Health Information Center (F2FHIC). F2F HICs are family-staffed organizations that assist families of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and the professionals who serve them.

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  • The CED’s iASD Clinic is Moving

    Friday, May 11, 2018

    In recent years, the prevalence of autism has continued rising increasing the need for a skilled workforce of therapists trained in best practices for young children with autism. Since 2009, the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED) has housed the intensive Autism Services Delivery (iASD) Clinic providing the infrastructure for the clinic to build its capacity to one day self-sustain and grow to provide more services.

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  • Celebrating success of youth who have transitioned out of the foster care system

    Thursday, May 10, 2018

    May is National Foster Care month and there are currently more than 6,000 kids in West Virginia’s Foster Care System. The Mentoring and Oversight for Developing Foster Youth (MODIFY) Program at West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities is highlighting successful West Virginia foster youth of varying ages who have transitioned out of the foster care system and who have achieved success in different areas. The program is encouraging the community to participate in the campaign by sending an email greeting card to youth (via the CED website) or donating to MODIFY program at give.wvu.edu/ced.

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