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Creating opportunities for autism students in Richmond

Holly Whittenburg [View Image]VCU 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!