KY AHEAD - Events

Attendees put together a puzzle Attendees enjoy a presentation at General Butler Conference attendees board a sunset cruise on Lake Barkley


2015 KY AHEAD Conference

Thank you to all who attended this year's conference, making it another success! Some of our presenters have provided links to additional materials (below).

Promoting Self-Determination through Enhanced Resilience and Grit - David Parker

Sean: The Impact of a Label video
Angela Lee Duckworth's TED Talk on Grit
Dr. Sherry Woosley's research on the relationship between grit and academic success/persistence
Angela Lee Duckworth's Grit Assessment Tool
Angela Duckworth and the Research on 'Grit'
True Grit: The Best Measure of Success and How to Teach It
Charen: Have Americans lost our grit?

What Do We Know About...? Using the DS Literature to Inform Our Practice - David Parker

All past issues of JPED can be accessed by AHEAD members and non-members alike.
David also wanted to call attention to a particular upcoming article with the following citation:
Condra, M. Academic Accommodations for Postsecondary Students with Mental Health Disabilities in Ontario, Canada: A Review of the Literature and Reflections on Emerging Issues. To appear in the Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, vol. 28, issue 4, December 2015.

Gaining Ground with Universal Design - Beth Case & Deb Castiglione

A Guide to Increased Collaboration for Online Accessibility Initiatives between Centers for Teaching and Learning and Offices of Disability Services

2016 KY AHEAD Conference

May 18-20, 2016
Location: Lake Cumberland State Resort Park external link