KDEC honors Susan Palmer 

The Kansas Division for Early Childhood presented Susan Palmer with its Award of Excellence at the KDEC annual convention held February 25 in Wichita. The award honors an individual who has made significant contributions to the development of young children with disabilities and their families.

            The award cited Palmer’s work on behalf of young children, families and teachers, her research and scholarly activities, her efforts in promoting self-determination for young children, and the recent publication of “Six Steps to Inclusive Preschool Curriculum” (Brookes Publishing) with fellow LSI investigator Eva Horn, professor of special education.