Thank you This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Jacqueline Kearns, EdD Dr. Kearns directs a number of Communication Projects at the Human Development Institute at the University of Kentucky. With expertise in serving students with significant disabilities, she supports professional learning for educators in the areas of communication, inclusive education, and assessment and accountability. Projects include the National TIES Center, TAALC (Teaching Academic Age-appropriate Learning via Communication) project, and an initiative with the Ohio Deaf-blind Project.