Haring Center News

  • One Step at a Time

    Pamela Matamoros, a Honduran Entrepreneur, Visits the Haring Center to Bring Best Practices Home   Pamela Matamoros has walked the halls of the Haring Center for the past four weeks, soaking up everything she can. Back at home, in Honduras, she did not see any inclusive education options, so she decided to take matters into […]

  • Training Teachers of Tomorrow

    Graduate Student Teachers Share Their Experience at the Haring Center   Asking graduate students Savannah Stewart and Anthony Washington to nail down what a typical day is like for them at the UW Haring Center’s school, the Experimental Education Unit (EEU), might be the one thing that have not been asked to do until now. […]

  • Research to Practice: The Importance of Physical Activity for Students with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities

    Previewing the Haring Center’s 2018-19 DUBs Talk Series   Everyone knows exercise is important to a healthy lifestyle. However, Haring Center research has identified that the benefits of exercise can extend beyond staying physically healthy for young children with disabilities. These exciting findings will be highlighted in the Haring Center’s 2018-19 DUBs Talks series on […]

  • School’s in Session

    Looking Ahead to a Great Year of Research in the Haring Center’s Classrooms   School is back in session at the UW Haring Center’s lab school, Experimental Education Unit (EEU), for kids, teachers, and University of Washington researchers. EEU staff continuously partner with UW College of Education student and faculty researchers to develop and test […]

  • Equity & Inclusion Start Here

    UW Haring Center Researchers Aim to Advance Racial Equality in Teacher Preparation   Two Haring Center researchers were awarded a two-year grant by the Professional Educator Standards Board to better prepare the teachers of tomorrow by providing a foundation in inclusive education and racial equity at the University of Washington. “Our hope is to show our […]

  • Working Toward Widespread Inclusion

    A Profile of How Haring Center Trainers Have Helped Wing Luke Elementary   Three years ago, Seattle Public Schools contracted the Haring Center to provide coaching and technical assistance to increase the use of inclusive practices across the district. As part of this contract, Haring Center Inclusion Trainer, Zoe Leverson, has been working closely with […]

  • Scheduling Socialization

    A Student Study Takes Aim at Improving Peer Interaction for Preschoolers with Autism A study conducted at the UW Haring Center is examining the use of activity schedules as a strategy to increase in socialization between students with autism. For her capstone research project Kunthi Hardi, a master’s student in Applied Behavior Analysis at the […]

  • Impacting Early Learning Quality Across Washington

    As Early Achievers Program Expands, So Does the UW Haring Center’s Reach Since 2014, the UW Haring Center and the Washington Department of Early Learning (DEL) have worked together to improve early learning programs across the state. With the goal of universal kindergarten readiness, the Early Achievers program seeks to optimize the quality of Washington’s […]

  • Inclusion Everywhere

    How the Haring Center Helps Others Create Inclusive Communities “What can the Haring Center do for us?” is the most common question Haring Center Director of Early Learning and professional development team member Brittney Lee is asked when meeting with school districts, early learning programs and recreational programs. Her answer is simple: “We make individualized […]

  • 2018 Haring Center Auction a Record Success

    Community Shows Heart of a Champion at Olympics-Themed Event In keeping with this year’s theme, “The Heart of a Champion”, Haring Center community members and supporters were true champions, helping the 2018 auction raise a record $800,000.  Over 550 guests attended the event at the Haring Center on Saturday May 12th and raised their paddles […]