Clinical Science assistant professor Rosanna Breaux has been selected for the Jerry L. Hulick Faculty Fellowship for Special Needs, Disabilities, and Inclusion. Dr. Breaux, who is the director of both the Child Study Center and CALMER Lab, focuses her research on the social, emotional, and academic functioning of children and adolescents, particularly those with ADHD. She is also interested in understanding the role parents play in shaping children and adolescent's social-emotional development, with a focus on emotion regulation. Additionally, Dr. Breaux is working to evaluate and disseminate the RELAX intervention, which targets emotion dysregulation and interpersonal conflict in adolescents.
Jerry L. Hulick, for whom the fellowship is named after, is a devoted Hokie and has spent a lifetime working to create opportunities for individuals with special needs. For instance, after retiring, Mr. Hulick started The Washington Group Special Care Planning Team, which specializes in financial planning for those with special needs and promoting education and awareness of special needs to a larger audience. Learn more about Mr. Hulick's many contributions to society now.
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Congratulations on this wonderful achievement, Dr. Breaux!