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Each semester, our clinic hosts a social opportunity and rehearsal group for adolescents on the autism spectrum. This group was previously conducted in-person, but COVID-19 pandemic social distancing requirements resulted in a format change to virtual. Our group underwent several adaptations to accommodate the needs of the participants and to make the group educational and...
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Psychology is probably most commonly thought of as a discipline that identifies and treats psychological disorders. And while it’s true that clinical psychologists are important contributors to mental health fields both in terms of advancing clinical science and providing clinical services, there are numerous other branches of psychology that collectively interface with just about every...
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a disorder that is becoming more and more common. ASD is a developmental diagnosis which means it is first apparent during the developmental period around the age of 2 or 3 years. Individuals with ASD have deficits in social communication as well as restricted or repetitive patterns seen in their...
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Psychology Major Sydney Garner Lewis
Online psychology major Sydney Garner Lewis is the undergraduate recipient of the EKU Omega Nu Lambda scholarship. The senior from Berea, Ky. has taken a unique journey as she pursued her bachelor’s degree – quite literally. She’s a proud Army wife who currently lives in Kaiserslautern, Germany.
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Kelli Jo Blair EKU Graduate
Nearly a decade after she dropped out of high school, Kelli Jo was washing the breakfast dishes and watching three small children play when Reba McEntire’s “Is There Life Out There?” played on the radio. In that moment, her life changed.
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Psychology Graduate Jason Tate wearing a suit, smiling
Due to family and financial circumstances, Jason did not receive formal education after third grade. “Educational neglect is a larger problem for rural Appalachia and other parts of the country than people really understand,” said Jason who grew up in London, Kentucky. Motivated to create his own opportunities, he earned his GED and an associate...
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