News from the Munroe-Meyer Institute
Updates from the Munroe-Meyer Institute | Oct. 29, 2020
Director's message: The meaning in eating
Across cultures, giving food to others is one of the most basic things we do to take care of each other.
Nicole Giron named director
of MMI recreational therapy
Giron has been a member of the department for almost two decades.
For behavioral technician, family,
MMI became a new world
After her daughter's autism diagnosis, Georgia Ryba found herself becoming part of a new community.
At new location, Trunk or Treat
drive-through event draws crowd
The 2020 edition of the Munroe-Meyer Institute's Trunk or Treat was very different from previous events. But the spirit remained the same.
MMI's Barbara Jackson, PhD,
recognized by WCA
Dr. Jackson is one of 10 women leaders who will be honored by the Women's Center for Advancement at its 2020 Tribute to Women event on Oct. 29.
MMI researchers partner
on parent-support web app
he headquarters for a popular parenting web application will relocate to Nebraska from Pennsylvania to be closer to research partners at the Munroe-Meyer Institute.
Disability leadership training
series set for November
The four-session event will focus on leadership and advocacy training regarding systems of services and supports to individuals with disabilities and their families.
See upcoming events of interest to the MMI community here.
Links of the month
Disability advocates don't play around with voting rights, yet challenges remain
Virtual training teaches parents to manage autism behaviors
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