Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbility - George Mason University
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The Kellar Institute for Human DisAbilities (KIHd) is an interdisciplinary campus-based organization focusing on improving the lives and productivity of children and adults with disabilities. KIHd combines the resources of the university with local, state, regional, national, public, and private sector agencies and organizations to develop products, services, and programs for persons with disabilities.

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Research Digest at MasonLIFE

Parent-Professional Collaboration in Postsecondary EducationMore Less

The research project “What’s Working and What’s Needed? Parent-Professional Collaboration in Postsecondary Education Settings,” funded by the George Mason University Summer Research Award.

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Dr. Robin Moyher Dissertation Research More Less

Dr. Robin Moyher

Robin Moyher joined the Graduate School of Education as the assistant director of the Mason LIFE program in 2015. She has a master's degree in special education and a bachelor's degree in sociology from Old Dominion University. In 2017, Moyher received the PhD in Education program at George Mason University, with a specialization in special education, and she is Board Certified Behavior Analyst – Doctoral level. Her dissertation is titled “Sexual Harassment prevention training in the employment setting for women with intellectual disabilities, developmental delays, and/or autism spectrum disorders”.

Dr. Robin Moyher Dissertation Research AwardMore Less

Dr. Moyher was awarded the Gerald Wallace Doctoral Dissertation Excellence in Special Education Award for her dissertation “Sexual Harassment prevention training in the employment setting for women with intellectual disabilities, developmental delays, and/or autism spectrum disorders”.

She has been a graduate research assistant for the Mason LIFE program since 2014 and has taught several courses as an adjunct instructor. Dr. Moyher is the owner of Putting Together Puzzle Pieces consulting and co-founder of Adapted Tae Kwon Do at LeadbyExample Tae Kwon Do, and was previously a special education teacher for more than ten years. She has presented, written, co-written, and edited several articles on autism and intellectual disabilities, most recently “Life Journey Through Autism: A Guide to Safety” for the Organization of Autism Research, and an article “Relationships and sexuality: How is a young adult with an intellectual disability supposed to navigate?”