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The Innovation and Research in Special Education Collaborative (IRSEC)

The Innovation and Research in Special Education Collaborative (IRSEC)

Mission Statement:

Through innovation, development, and outreach, The Innovation and Research in Special Education Collaborative (IRSEC) generates and disseminates new knowledge aimed at enhancing the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families. Built on a foundation of social justice, the IRSEC fosters and promotes full inclusion and equal access. The IRSEC’s work encompasses policy development and research; advocacy and support for children and families; program and curriculum evaluation, development, and design; culturally responsive pedagogies; personnel preparation and professional development; assistive technology; special education research methodologies; outreach and engagement; and enhanced post-secondary outcomes. Through private and public funding, the IRSEC advocates for and supports individuals with disabilities in schools, homes, and communities to achieve their full potential.

Assistive Technology Research and Development Lab

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Grand Challenge: Opportunity & Equity

Grand Challenge Opportunity and Equity

Grand Challenge: Sustaining Health

Grand Challenge Sustaining Health

Grand Challenge: Smart Systems

Grand Challenges Smart Systems

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