Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbility - George Mason University
About Us

The Kellar Institute for Human DisAbilities (KIHd) is an interdisciplinary campus-based organization focusing on improving the lives and productivity of children and adults with disabilities. KIHd combines the resources of the university with local, state, regional, national, public, and private sector agencies and organizations to develop products, services, and programs for persons with disabilities.

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Rutherford and Ann Turnbull Presentation to KIHd and CEHD

May 2, 2019

THE ENDURING LESSONS OF THE PRINCIPLES OF Read More...

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MasonLIFE introduces students with disabilities to university life.

April 12, 2019

Yes, those with autism can succeed in college.
Veronica Brown of Delaplane is grateful “to finally have the chance to be a grownup.”

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Upcoming STEM event at GMU

March 19, 2019

Saturday, March 23, 2019 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. George Mason University, Exploratory Hall, main lobby A one day event to help parents, teachers, and industry create future STEM leaders and entrepreneurs by building confidence in students with dyslexia. Read more...
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2019 State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

February 15, 2019

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting presentation proposals for the State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, happening Read more...
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Dr. Kimberly R Avila Hosted a Doctoral Degree Webinar

January 11, 2019

Dr. Kimberly R Avila hosted the doctoral degree webinar on 1/10/19 with a panel and 24 participants nationwide. We are grateful for opportunity to use the KIHD name to advertise. Read more...
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Dr. Lynn Wiley and GMU TTAC awarded the Martha Glennan Inclusion and Equality Award!

December 19, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Lynn Wiley and GMU TTAC for being awarded the Martha Glennan Inclusion and Equality Award! Read more...
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Dr. Ainsworth Wins the Adjunct Faculty Service Award.

December 19, 2018

Congratulations to Melissa Ainsworth for Winning the Adjunct Faculty Service Award! Read more...
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Social Justice and Ableism

December 17, 2018

GSE students developed video on a social justice topic in the Master's in Counseling program's Social Justice & Counseling course. Read more...
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Dr. Leigh Ann Kurz receives Fall 2018 Gerald Wallace Award

December 12, 2018

At the College of Education and Human Development division meeting Dr. Leigh Ann Kurz received Fall 2018 Gerald Wallace Doctoral Dissertation Excellence In Special Education Award for her dissertation. Read more...