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.

The following members make up the 2012 Executive Planning Committee:

  • Dr. Michael M. Behrmann, Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities & School of Education, George Mason University
  • Dr. Dawn Carlson, US Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)
  • Debra Hart, Dr. Meg Grigal and Cate Weir, Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI), University of Massachusetts
  • Dr. Heidi Graff, Mason LIFE Program, George Mason University
  • Mary Harrill-McClellan, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • Dr. George Jesien, Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)
  • Stephanie Smith Lee, National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS)
  • Rachel Korpan Lee, State of the Art Conference