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Kellar Library

The Kellar Library is named in honor of Arthur and Elizabeth Kellar, longtime supporters of the mission of the Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities. The Library is a collaborative effort between the Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities, the Virginia Department of Education's Training and Technical Assistance Centers (T/TAC), and George Mason University.

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M. Behrmann, Director

Dr. Michael Behrmann is the Helen A. Kellar Professor of Special Education in the Graduate School of Education at GMU and also serves as the Director of the Division of Special Education and the Director of the Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities.

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Events, News & Noteworthy

Farewell to Tom Scruggs and Margo Mastropieri at CEC


It was a grand farewell in a hotel ballroom in Philadelphia last week when the Division for Learning Disabilities of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) hosted a 2014 tribute by researchers, Read more...

SEMINAR: “DS Connect – The Down Syndrome Registry”


Come and learn everything you need to know about the recently launched NIH Down Syndrome Registry on April 30, 2014.


Spread the Word to End the Word


Spread the word to end the word. What word? The "R-word." Watch this beautiful video from Mason LIFE.  Read more...

WeGotIT! Helps Middle School Writers Get It


Mason researchers Anya Evmenova and Kelley Regan are in the second year of a five-year $2.2 million grant to develop a writing application for middle school students. Read more...

Assistive Technology Programs Now Online


This Fall, the MEd in Curriculum and Instruction program launched the Assistive Technology concentration and certificate in a fully online format.


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