An educational innovation makes national waves

The timing was ripe earlier this summer when Ed Shapiro visited Capitol Hill to talk with congressional staffers about methods of identifying and helping young children who have difficulties learning math and reading.   Read more >>

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Training Psychologists to Connect Healthcare and Schools

Parents often turn to pediatricians or family physicians when their children have emotional or behavioral problems. Then it’s up to parents to share information with schools, which can be challenging and overwhelming.    Read more >>

The ASERT grant will leverage Pennsylvania's research community as a means to strengthen the delivery of autism services across the state. The grant was awarded by the Bureau of Autism Services, a division of Pennsylvania's Office of Developmental Programs, Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare.

Lehigh is partnering with the University of Pennsylvania, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and Drexel University in this consortium--one of three such regional Commonwealth's Bureau of Autism Services.


The Center for Promoting Research to Practice at Lehigh University has a mission to generate knowledge that will truly impact the lives of individuals with, or at risk for disabilities. The primary objective is to establish partnerships with schools, parents and families, and community service providers to enhance the use of best practices for individuals with, or at risk for disabilities.