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Thinking Alternatives: Research and Cognitive Disabilities


August 2001

Please join us for the

University of Colorado Boulder, Graduate School Symposium

Thinking Alternatives: Research and Cognitive Disabilities

Thursday, August 30, 2001

UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom
University of Colorado Boulder

The Graduate School invites the campus and the community to learn how research can be applied to cognitive disabilities and what problems can be addressed. President Hoffman will introduce the symposium with a short news clip announcing the Coleman endowment. A distinguished faculty panel will present their thoughts related to research and cognitive disabilities. A reception and discussion period will allow you to interact with the panel.

Elizabeth Hoffman
President of University of Colorado
"Coleman Introduction and Video"

David Braddock
Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Coleman Institute
"Introduction and Overview"

Gerhard Fischer
Professor of Computer Science
"Cognitive Levers (CLever): Helping People Help Themselves"

Richard Olson
Professor of Psychology
"CU-Boulder Research On Learning Disabilities (Challenges) Since 1973"

Jane Menken
Professor of Sociology and Director of the Institute of Behavioral Science
"Coping With Disability: Research Needs In A World Blessed With Increasing Longevity"

Rodney Taylor
Professor of Religious Studies and Interim Dean of the Graduate School
"We Have a Little Problem Here Tonight"
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