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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Publications

ADV KIHd Sysytem review by the Journal of Special Education Technology

Graff. H. J. (2007). Technology Adoption and Usage of a Data Collection Tool in a School Setting Servicing Students with Autism: A Qualitative Look at the Process and Perspectives. (Doctoral dissertation, George Mason University, 2007).

Wang S. and Behrmann M., Automatic Adaptive Assessment in mLearning, Proc. of IADIS Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, pp. 435-438, 2009.

Wang S., Chen Q., Behrmann M., Agent-based Ubiquitous m-Learning Portal for K-12 Teachers, Proc. of IEEE/ACM Context-Aware Mobile Learning (CAML), pp. 18-24, 2008

Presentations & Handouts

PERC-ACT Advancing Cognitive Technologies State-of-the-Science Conference Presentation

KIHd System Poster at 2007 NCTI Conference

KIHd System Presentation at CEC Conference 2007

KIHd System Usability Reports (not published):

Conferences

Darden, M.J. (2011, March). "Using Data to Drive Educational Decisions for individual Learners" - Introduction to the ADV KIHd System: Data Collection for Individual Student Progress Monitoring. Carter County, Tennessee

Behrmann, M.M., Darden, M.J. (2011, March), "Using Data to Drive Educational Decisions for individual Learners" ASAGA Annual Conference. Participated in "Dad's Panel Discussion", Presentation and Exhibit the ADV KIHd System, Gwinnett, Georgia

Darden, M.J., (2010, September). A Deeper View Invited Attendee to the Vendor Advisory Committee Data Quality Campaign, Education Vendor community leaders discussion of best practices and cooperative competition. Chicago, Illinois.

Behrmann, M.M., Graff, H.G., Wang, S., Darden, M.J. (2010, October), ADV KIHd system from Concept to Commercialization, Presenter / Exhibitor - GMU Assistive Technology Conference, Fairfax, Virginia

Darden, M.J. (2010, December). ADV KIHd System for Data Collection and Progress Monitoring, "Using Data to Drive Educational Decisions for individual Learners". Presenter and Exhibitor at the Tennessee Assistive Technology Conference, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Graff, H. J., Behrmann, M. M., Darden, M. (2009, November). From research to market: The path of a technology tool. National Center for Technology Innovation (NCTI), Washington, D.C.

Darden, M.J. (2009, February). The ADV KIHd System: Need a game changer??? Introduction to the ADV KIHd System. Presentation / Demo, Modorator of the Dad's Panel, and Demonstrated solution as Exhibitor at the Autism Today Bi-Annual Conference, Vancouver BC (CANADA)

Darden, M.J. (2009, March). The ADV KIHd System: Need a game changer??? Introduction to the ADV KIHd System. Presentation / Demonstration of the ADV KIHd System, and Demonstrated solution as Exhibitor at the - Autism Society of America GA Chapter Annual Conference, Suwanee, Georgia

Darden, M.J. (2009, April). The ADV KIHd System: Need a game changer??? Introduction to the ADV KIHd System. Event Sponsor, Demonstration of the ADV KIHd System as Exhibitor and Presenter at the Aid 4 Autism Fundraiser, Duluth, Georgia

Darden, M.J. , Gale B. (2009, May). The ADV KIHd System: Need a game changer??? Introduction to the ADV KIHd Sytem, Exhibited with Behavior Tech Solutions at the ABAI Annual Conference, Tucson Arizona

Darden, M.J. (2009, July). The ADV KIHd System: Need a game changer??? Introduction to the ADV KIHd System. Presentation / Demonstration of ADV KIHd System as Exhibitor at the Alabama Council of Exceptional Children (CEC), Birmingham, Alabama

Darden, M.J, Goodman, C., Behrmann M.M (2009 July). The ADV KIHd System: Need a game changer??? Introduction to the ADV KIHd System. Presentation / Demonstration of ADV KIHd System as Exhibitor at the Virginia "Got AT" Conference. Virginia

Darden, M.J. (2009, July). The ADV KIHd System: Need a game changer??? Introduction to the ADV KIHd System. Presentation / Demonstration of ADV KIHd System as Exhibitor at NTSEC conf, Washington, District of Columbia

Darden, M.J. (2009, September). The ADV KIHd System: Need a game changer??? Introduction to the ADV KIHd System. Presentation / Demonstration of ADV KIHd System as an invited guest for Atlanta Metro CASE Directors, Dekalb County, Georgia

Darden, M.J., Goodman C. (2009, September). The ADV KIHd System: Need a game changer??? Introduction to the ADV KIHd System. Presented Demonstration of ADV KIHd System as an Exhibitor at Florida Applied Behavioral Association (FABA), Daytona, Florida

Darden, M.J., (2009, November). The ADV KIHd System: Need a game changer??? Introduction to the ADV KIHd System. Presentation / Demonstration of ADV KIHd System as an Exhibitor at the 2009 Arkansas CASE Conference, Hot Springs, Arkansas

Darden, M.J., Behrmann, M.M., Graff, H.G. (2009, November), The KIHd System From Concept to Commercialization, Interview with Drs Graff and Behrmann, with commercial partner A Deeper View, Presentation / Exhibit, Washington, District of Columbia

Darden, M.J., Moody, A., Catapano S. (2009, November), NAEYC Poster Presentation, Use of the ADV KIHd System in the classroom. University of North Carolina Wilmington presented research study results on ADV KIHd System in use.

Graff. H.J. (2008, April). From Research to Practice to Dissemination: The Path of a Technology Innovation Tool. CEC Conference, Boston, MA.

Mittapalli, K., Shim, Y. (2008, April). Measuring usability and reliability of the KIHD System. MICCA, Baltimore, MD

Mittapalli, K., Shim, Y. (2008, March). Measuring Reliability of Teacher Training on a Technology Tool in a Special Education Setting. AERA Conference, New York, NY.

Evmenova, A., Behrmann, M.M, Neuber, K. (2008, January). The KIHd System: Data Collection for students with Autism. ATIA Conference, Orlando, FL.

Gaff, H J., Chung, Y., Wang, S., & Behrmann, M. M. (2007, July). Implementation of the Kellar Instructional Handheld Data (KIHd) System in a school servicing students with Autism. Presented at Office of Special Education Programs Project Directors' Conference, Washington, DC.

Graff, H.J., Behrmann, M.M., Wang, S. (2007, November). Mason Business Alliance, 2007 Technology Showcase. Arlington, VA

Graff, H.J., Behrmann, M.M., Wang, S. (2007, November), A Celebration of Achievements. George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.

Graff, H.J., Behrmann, M.M., Wang, S. (2007, November). KIHd (Handheld Collaborative Data Collection and Analysis System). NCTI Technology Innovators, Washington, D.C.

Behrmann, M.M. (2007, October). The Kellar Instructional Handheld data (KIHd) System. RERC-ACT Conference, Boulder, CO

Graff, H. J. & Behrmann, M. M. (2007, April). The KIHd System: Online data collection with students on the Autism spectrum. Presented at Council for Exceptional Children, Louisville, Kentucky.

Graff, H. J. (2007, February). The KIHd System: Testing teacher perceptions and data driven decisions for students with Autism. Poster presented at the ABA Autism Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.

Graff, H. J. (2006, October). KIHd System pilot project. Poster presented at the CLD Conference, McLean, Virginia.

Shi, L. & Graff, H. J. (2006, October). A constructivist approach for an on-line learning module for pre-service special education teachers. Paper presented at AECT Conference, Dallas, Texas.

Behrmann, M. M., Wang, S., & Graff, H. J. (2006, June). Kellar Instructional Handheld data (KIHd) System. Presentation at Innovations in eLearning Symposium 2006.

Graff, H. J. & Evmenova, A. (2006, May). Kellar Instructional Handheld data (KIHd) System. Poster presented at ABA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia

Shi, L. & Graff, H. J., & Wang, S. (2006, March). Design and development of KIHd System: A data collection and analysis system for teachers and parents working with children with autism and other disabilities. Presented at the 17th annual Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) Conference, Orlando, FL.

Wang, S. & Behrmann, M. M. (2006, August). KIHd - A Ubiquitous Data Collection and Management System. Presented at SALT conference on
Interactive Technologies for Training and Education, Arlington, Virginia.

Graff, H. J. & Behrmann, M. M. (2005, November). KIHd System. Poster presentation at TED/TAM Conference, Portland, Maine.

Media

Darden, M.J., Morris, M. (2009, August) — WJBF TV — Mary Morris interview with Michael Darden Augusta Georgia

Darden, M.J., Baker, L. (2010, October) — Radio Interview for ADV KIHd System www.BrainBonanza.com : Click here to hear the interview

April 7, 2011 — Announce ADV KIHd System relationship with Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation