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.

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Notice:

Mason to move to virtual instruction for rest of semester, extend spring schedule by a week. Find out what you need to know to be prepared. Visit Mason's Coronavirus Information page and read Dean Ginsberg’s letter to CEHD students.

Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities

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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...
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USAID has released a Toolkit for International Education Stakeholders

November 29, 2018

Universal Design for Learning to Help All Children Read: Promoting Literacy for Learners with Disabilities. Linda Mason contributed to this document that will be shared globally to support literacy for individuals with disAbility. Read more...
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WEGO-RIITE: Writing Efficiently with Graphic Organizers - Responsive Instruction while Implementing Technology Effectively

October 12, 2018

Anna Evmenova, Kelley Regan, and Amy Hutchison won a $2.5M award (over 5 years) for “WEGO-RIITE: Writing Efficiently with Graphic Organizers - Responsive Instruction while Implementing Technology Effectively” funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), U.S. Department of Education. Read more...
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Theodore Hoch is the new president of the Virginia Association for Behavior Analysis

April 26, 2018

Congratulations to Theodore Hoch as the new president of the Virginia Association for Behavior Analysis!