Author: Cindy Wolfe Boynton

A Better Approach to Diagnosing Autism

January 28, 2014

Mary Beth Bruder, a professor in UConn’s Neag School of Education and in the UConn School of Medicine, was co-chair of the committee, which spent four years developing the “Connecticut Guidelines for a Clinical Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.”

Neag Alumna Uses Expertise in Workplace Politics to Write Compelling Fiction Debut

January 28, 2014

Those familiar with UConn’s Storrs campus won’t necessarily see familiar places or faces in “Shadow Campus,” a mystery thriller. Yet author Kathleen Kelley Reardon, a former UConn associate professor who in 1971 earned a BA from the Neag School, believes anyone familiar with the behind-the-scenes politics of academia will recognize some attributes of the story.

Nayden Clinic Study Focuses on Effective Evaluation Techniques for People with Parkinson’s Disease

November 7, 2013

Results of a clinical study on how to best gauge whether patients with Parkinson’s disease are effectively responding to treatments will be presented by two Nayden Rehabilitation Clinic graduate students and their advisors this fall. Overseen by Neag School of Education Department of Kinesiology clinical instructors Cristina Colon-Semenza and Laurie Devaney, and Dr. Michael Joseph, the study is the first neurological rehabilitation study conducted at the Nayden Clinic.

Dedicated Research Cluster Takes First Key Steps Toward Goal of Closing Resistant Achievement Gap

October 22, 2013

The enormous challenge of closing the gap between successful, high-performing students and the often multi-challenged, low-performing ones won’t be overcome by one, large sweeping change, but many small, effective, and strategic ones. “We’re excited and determined to discover the smallest changes that can have the greatest and most durable results,” said the Neag School of […]