SERENADE Project: Parent Child Music Classes to Promote Social and Rhythmic Engagement in Autism Spectrum Disorder. A partnership between the Creative Bridge Coalition,Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and the Program for Music, Mind and Society at Vanderbilt.
The SERENADE project will provide and study music-based, parent-child interaction classes for the development of social engagement in young children with ASD. This pilot collaboration between Vanderbilt and the national non-profit Creative Bridge Coalition, will provide parents with music-based tools for promoting their child’s social interaction and provides critical exploratory data into the development of rhythm skills and interpersonal synchrony to facilitate social communication skills.
Raising Community Awareness about the Importance of Sickle Cell Trait Testing. A partnership among Breaking the SSickle Cell Cycle Foundation, the Meharry Sickle Cell Center, and the Fisk-Meharry HBCU Wellness Program.
The goals of this partnership development grant are to create sickle cell disease educational programs and outreach activities targeted towards young adults and to engage students, faculty, researchers, and community members in adopting proactive steps to break the cycle of sickle cell disease.
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