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November 28, 2018

A More Inclusive Grand Cayman

The Haring Center Continues Laying the Groundwork for Inclusive Programming in Grand Cayman The Haring Center regularly works with partners, both internationally and domestically, to spread inclusive education. In the fall of 2016, the Center entered into a partnership with the Grand Cayman-based non-profit, Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC). SNFC engaged with the Haring Center…


Exploring Numbers

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Tips to Bring Math into the Everyday Lives of Children Haring Center researcher Dr. Katie Lewis is challenging traditional views about how all children learn mathematics in schools. “We think about math as something you learn in school,” she said. “Often we think that math involves quick and efficient calculation of an answer and the…


October 24, 2018

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 her own…


Training Teacher 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. “You…


October 2, 2018

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 the…


August 24, 2018

Equity and 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 teaching…


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 four…


June 20, 2018

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…


May 23, 2018

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…



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