Kellar Institute for Human DisAbilities (KIHd) - College of Education and Human Development - 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.

2012 Advisory Board members

These individuals represent the top minds and institutions in the field, and are instrumental in the success of the conference. They provide input, review proposals, and offer suggestions. Many thanks go to:

  • Edie Cusack, College of Charleston
  • Tammy Day, Vanderbilt University
  • Dr. Richard Ferrante, USC School of Medicine
  • Dr. Liz Fussel, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Diana Katovitch, Syracuse University
  • Jordan Knab, University of South Florida
  • Dr. David Mank, Indiana University
  • Dr. Cindi May, College of Charleston
  • Dr. Mary McEathron, University of Minnesota
  • Dr. Susan Onaitiss, Mercer County Community College
  • Dr. Jerry Petroff, The College of New Jersey
  • Jeffrey Ross, Taft College
  • Dr. Judy Shanley, Easter Seals
  • Dr. Bob Stodden, University of Hawai'i
  • Dr. Colleen Thoma, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Dr. Mike Wehmeyer, University of Kansas
  • Madeleine Will, National Down Syndrome Society
  • Dana Yarbrough, Virginia Commonwealth University