THe university of texas health science center
Dr. Katherine Loveland has a wealth of knowledge and years of experience as Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Dr. Loveland runs her C.L.A.S.S. (Changing Lives through Autism Spectrum Services) that has been a lifeline to so many adults on the autism spectrum in Houston.
THE HUB HOUSTON
Colleen Russo, Executive Director, at The HUB Houston, has dedicated her career to educating individuals on the autism spectrum. Colleen is a treasure to so many families in the Houston area, and they rely on her, not only for her expertise, but for her love, guidance, and support. The HUB is an organization that fosters belonging and community. The HUB's programs are many, but their strengths include links to employment, and unique and interesting social outings for their members (they even take trips together to exotic places like Wisconsin) The HUB is doing important work for the families that they serve. Colleen is always thinking of ways that her 'HUBsters' can connect and engage with the community, and we look forward to learning more about her exciting ideas that make a difference to so many families. Colleen is a member of The Reactor Room team.
LongTale Publishing, founded in 2007, produces works in the categories of juvenile fiction. LT Press is an adult imprint of LongTale Publishing. LongTale uses a hybrid publishing model, giving the author more control of their work and ownership of their copyright, while following a traditional standard of publishing. We do not act as an investor in the projects.
Former division head of training for one of North America’s top ten language service companies, Ryan Foley regularly presents as an expert in verbal and nonverbal communication, deception detection, and public speaking nationally, and contributes analysis on presidential debates on Fox 26 News Houston.
Ryan is currently a mentor with the entrepreneurship program at the Wolf Center at the University of Houston. We are looking forward to input from Ryan and future entrepreneurs.
family to family network
Creating success for children and young adults with disabilities by empowering their families as they navigate the complex education, health care & social service systems!
By providing information on the various systems, referrals to community resources, training events on various disability topics in the office, community and at our annual conference, a website devoted to providing accurate & consistent information on the special education process, a Guided Transition program, as well as a Leadership & Advocacy training program; families and individuals with disabilities have an opportunity to network and learn from one another.
By working together, we can create communities where ALL children belong and excel.
Family to Family Network believes that ALL children should be included and supported in our schools and community in order to ensure the future success of children with disabilities.
autism society of texas
The Autism Society of Texas changes lives by connecting families and individuals to community resources and support throughout Texas. Offerings include support meetings; on-line networking opportunities; Sensory Friendly films; and fun family activities.
Texas sibling leadership network
Brothers and sisters (Sibs) of individuals with special needs have the longest relationship of anyone in the lives of their sibling. We believe that Sibs have much to offer one another in way of guidance, encouragement, and support if given the opportunity.
As the Texas chapter of The National Sibling Leadership Network our vision is for brothers and sisters of siblings with special needs to share lived experiences, access information, and advocate collectively for and with their sibling.
We are committed to providing resources and support to siblings in person and online.
We are hoping to expand across our beautiful state! If you are interested in joining TXSLN please send us a message.
LONESTAR LEND FELLOWSHIP
LoneStar LEND is a training program that was designed to develop leaders in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (ASD/DD) through an interdisciplinary training model focusing on leadership, cultural competence, and evidence-based practice. The purpose of this program is train leaders who will improve global service delivery and increase early identification and subsequent diagnosis of ASD/DD to children across the state of Texas. The LoneStar LEND mission particularly promotes underrepresented and underserved children across Texas, teaching cultural and linguistic competency, and family-centered care in an interdisciplinary model to produce future leaders equipped to best serve children with ASD/DD.
RICE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
Rice University's School of Social Sciences is a vibrant, inclusive community of scholars, students and educators committed to connecting our teaching and research with policy for the betterment of society. We are seven departments with one mission: to tackle society's greatest challenges with an unconventional vision toward shaping a future that we can all thrive in, both individually and collectively.
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS
The mission of the Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Houston is to advance the understanding of typical and disordered speech, language, swallowing, and hearing through excellence in teaching, scholarship and service to the community.
BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE - THE MENNINGER CLINIC
The Menninger Clinic affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist Hospital (now Houston Methodist) in Houston in the spring of 2003. The clinic relocated from Topeka, Kansas, to Houston in June 2003. When C.F. Menninger and his sons, Dr. Karl and Dr. Will, founded this organization in 1925, they envisioned "a better kind of medicine for a better kind of world."
Menninger's affiliation with Baylor College of Medicine and Houston Methodist ensures that Menninger will continue to fulfill its core mission of providing patient care, training future clinicians, and conducting innovative research.
ImageNet is an image database organized according to the WordNet hierarchy (currently only the nouns), in which each node of the hierarchy is depicted by hundreds and thousands of images. Currently we have an average of over five hundred images per node. We hope ImageNet will become a useful resource for researchers, educators, students and all of you who share our passion for pictures.