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Creating opportunities for autism students in Richmond

Holly WhittenburgVCU SOE emerging scholar connects research with policy advocacy. VCU's Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) and Research to Policy Advocacy are just a few organizations that VCU School of Education student Holly Whittenburg has been involved with this past year as an emerging scholar. Whittenburg is a third-year, part-time, Ph.D. student in the special education and disability leadership track. Her research interests are focused on work-based interventions for transition-aged students with autism. Whittenburg worked with RRTC and VCU’s Autism Center for Excellence (ACE) when she was a special education coordinator with Hampton City Schools.

How To Video Series

The VCU-ACE How To Series demonstrates evidence-based practices for students with ASD. These short videos are approximately five minutes and are intended to provide a quick look at implementing particular strategies. The How To videos provide a short description of the topic with real life video examples of how to implement the evidence-based practice in the classroom with students with ASD. More How To videos will continue to be added so please check back often!