Posts in 'Education'

Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg and Colleagues Begin Cerebral Palsy Study

Education, In the News

By Duke Translational Medicine Institute In March, 2010, the Robertson Foundation awarded Duke University $10.2 million to develop a state-of-the-art Translational Cell Therapy Center (CT2), a shared resource facility advancing cell-based therapy research—partly in support of the translational work of Drs. Joanne Kurtzberg, Gordon Worley, Ricky Goldstein, and Mohamad Mikati. As a result of this... Read More

Cerebral Palsy: A Look Back at 2013 Part 1

Education, In the News, Updates

With 2013 behind us, we reflect back on the year gone by and the medical, social and technological accomplishments it brought us. As parents of children with special needs, few of us have time to review the scores of media outlets in search of the latest therapies or medical and technology breakthroughs that made the news. Read More

Cerebral Palsy: A Look Back at 2013 Part 2

Education, In the News, Updates

Welcome to our second installment of our “Year in Review.” In our first blog, we published samples of the research accomplishments that made the news in 2013, of progress made in the management of epilepsy, and stories of life changing advances in therapies and other interventions. Read More

Cerebral Palsy: A Look Back at 2013 Part 3

Education, In the News, Updates

Welcome to our third and final installment of “A Look Back at 2013.” In our first blog, we focused on the research accomplishments that made the headlines in 2013, new practices in the management of epilepsy, and stories of life-changing advances in therapies and other interventions. In our second installment, we highlighted the advancements made... Read More

Our Favorite CP Teachers Video Series

Education, In the News, Updates

  Did you nominate a teacher in last year’s “Our Favorite CP Teacher” contest? We were flooded with entries and received so many inspiring stories from your favorite teachers and therapists! We’ve compiled the photos into a series of short videos to showcase all of the nominees. View all of the videos in the series... Read More

Our Favorite CP Teachers Video Series

Education, In the News

We've compiled the photos we received in last fall's "Our Favorite CP Teacher" contest into a series of short videos to showcase all of the nominees. Read More

Susan Wells – One of Our Favorite CP Teachers

Education, In the News

Susan started her career late in life, earning her elementary education degree at age 40. She loves seeing the spark of achievement in her students' eyes. Read More

Breaking Down Barriers: iPad Helpful Tool for Special-Needs Students

Assistive Technology, Education, In the News

The use of the iPad in education is "ever-expanding and ever-growing" for students with communication or curriculum access needs. Read More