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Mary Elizabeth Bruder, Ph.D.

Professor, Pediatrics
Academic Office Location:
Child & Family Studies
UConn Health
The Exchange
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-6222
Phone: 860-679-1500
Fax: 860-679-1588
Email: bruder@nso1.uchc.edu
Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.A.Trinity CollegePsychology
M.S.University of OregonDevelopmental Disabilities - Early Childhood
Ph.D.University of OregonDevelopmental Disabilities - Early Childhood

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Mary McEvoy Service to the Field Award from Division of Early Childhood (DEC)
Angel in Adoption Award from Senator Christopher Dodd and the Congressional Coalition on Adoption InstituteCongressional Coalition on Adoption Institute
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Infants and Young Children Editorial BoardEditorExternalNational2008
National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care, University of Colorado School of NursingAdvisory CommitteeAdvisory BoardExternalUniversity2006
The National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University and the Commonwealth FundAdvisory CommitteeAdvisory BoardExternalUniversity2006
Early Childhood ServicesProfessional/Scientific JournalEditorial BoardExternalNational20062010
National Task Force on Early Childhood Accountability, The Pew Charitable TrustsAdvisory CommitteeAdvisory BoardExternalNational2005
Tots and Tech National Research Institute, Arizona State UniversityResearch CommitteeAdvisory BoardExternalUniversity2003
Journal of Early Intervention Editorial BoardEditorial BoardExternalNational2002
Connecticut Developmental Disabilities Council Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState2001
Connecticut Birth to Three Interagency Coordinating Council Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState1998
Early Childhood Research Quarterly Editorial BoardEditorial BoardExternalNational19962006
Connecticut Birth to Three Interagency Coordinating Council Professional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalState19961998
Task force to develop concept paper on early intervention, International Division of Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children Professional/Scientific OrganizationChairUConn HealthInternational19961997
Productivity Standards Committee, Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine Advisory CommitteeChairUConn HealthUniversity1996
Editorial Board, Infants and Young Children Editorial BoardEditorial BoardExternalNational19962008
Productivity Committee, Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine Advisory CommitteeChairExternalUniversity19951996
United Cerebral Palsy AssociationEducation CommitteeParticipant in Therepy Services Think TankExternalNational1995
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance SystemEducation CommitteeParticipant in Personnel Preparation Study GroupExternalNational1995
Journal of Early Intervention Editorial BoardAssociate EditorExternalNational19942002
Connecticut Children's Medical CenterResearch CommitteeResearch Task ForceExternalState19941995
Mental Retardation Editorial BoardNational1993
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Professional/Scientific OrganizationAdvisory BoardExternalUniversity19931996
Northeast Regional Resource Center, Trinity College, Burlington, Vermont Professional/Scientific OrganizationAdvisory BoardExternalUniversity19931996
International Division of Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children OtherPublications ChairExternalInternational19931996
International Division for Childhood Recommended Practices on Early InterventionProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChair of Transition StrandExternalInternational1992
Journal of Early Intervention Editorial BoardEditorial BoardExternalNational19891994
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education Editorial BoardEditorial BoardExternalNational1989
Personnel Preparation Task Force, Connecticut Birth to Three Interagency Coordinating Council Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState19891991
Promotions Committee, Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine Education CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity19891991
Least Restrictive Environment Training Standards, Connecticut State Department of Education Professional/Scientific OrganizationAdvisory BoardExternalState19881989
Connecticut Higher Education Council for Early Intervention Professional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalState19881991
Residency Curriculum Committee, Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecicut School of MedicineEducation CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity19881989
Connecticut Council for Exceptional Children, Division of Early Childhood Professional/Scientific OrganizationCo-ChairExternalState19871988
School of Education, Virginia Commonwealth UniversityResearch CommitteeChairExternalUniversity19851986
Virgina Council for Exceptional Children, Division for Early ChildhoodProfessional/Scientific OrganizationPresident-ElectExternalState19851986
Virginia Early Childhood Special Education Higher Education CouncilEducation CommitteeChairExternalState19841986
Virginia Early Intervention NetworkEducation CommitteeChairExternalState19841986
Virginia State Department of Education, State Planning Grant for Early Childhood Special EducationAdvisory CommitteeAdvisory BoardExternalState19841986
Richmond Mental Health- Mental Retardation Community Services Board-Infant ServicesAdvisory CommitteeAdvisory BoardExternalState19841986
Infant Guidelines for Programs Serving At Risk and Delayed Infants, Virginia State Department of EducationEducation CommitteeTask ForceExternalState19841985
Parent to Parent, Richmond, VACommunity ServiceVolunteer ConsultantExternalState19841985
Academic Status Committee, School of Education, Virginia Commonwealth UniversityEducation CommitteeMemberExternalUniversity19831984
Inclusion of children with special needs in early childhood and school settings.

Dr. Bruder has been a co-investigator with Center on Aging faculty on various studies involving complementary and alternative medicine concerning the health care needs of older adults with developmental disabilities

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Coordinating Services with Families
    Bruder, M.B Working with Families of Young Children with Special Needs 2010 Jan;93-126
  • Transitions for children with disabilities
    Bruder, M.B Transitions in the early years: Creating a system of continuity 2010 Jan;67-92
  • Early Intervention Services for Infants and Their Families.
    Bruder, M.B. Core Curriculum for Specializing in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Resource for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals 2005 Jan;109-122
  • Service Coordination and Integration in a Developmental Systems Approach to Early Intervention.
    Bruder, M.B. The Developmental Systems Approach to Early Intervention 2005 Jan;29-58
  • The Role of Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Assessments in the Early Intervention System.
    Wolraich, M.L., Gurwitch, R.H., Bruder, M.B., & Knight, L.A. The Developmental Systems Approach to Early Intervention 2005 Jan;133-150
  • Inclusion of Infants and Toddlers: Outcomes and Ecology.
    Bruder, M.B. Early Childhood Inclusion: Focus on Change 2001 Jan;203-228
  • Techniques for Infants with Multiple or Severe Disabilities.
    Baird, S., McCormick, K., McLean, M., Bruder, M.B., & Dunst, C. Intervention Strategies for Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs: A Team Approach 1999 Jan;224-258
  • Inservice in Assistive Technology: A Necessity in Early Childhood Special Education
    Bruder, M. B. Assistive Technology for Young Children with Disabilities: A Guide to Providing Family-Centered Services 1998 Jan;
  • Children Who Are Homeless: A Growing Challenge for Early Care and Education.
    Bruder, M.B. Advances in Early Education and Day Care: Family Policy and Practice in Early Child Care 1997 Jan;223-246
  • Creating New Visions in Institutions of Higher Education: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Personnel Preparation in Early Intervention.
    Kilgo, J., & Bruder, M.B. Reforming Personnel Preparation in Early Intervention: Issues, Models, and Practical Strategies 1997 Jan;
  • Early Intervention
    Bruder, M.B. Exceeding the Boundaries: Understanding Exceptional Lives 1997 Jan;539-569
  • Inclusion for pre-school age children: A collaborative services model
    Bruder, M.B. First steps: Stories on inclusion in early childhood education 1997 Jan;111-122
  • The Effectiveness of Specific Educational/Developmental Curricula for Children with Established Disabilities.
    Bruder, M.B. The Effectiveness of Early Intervention: Directions for Second Generation Research 1997 Jan;523-548
  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Service Delivery
    Bruder, M.B. Rethinking Pull-Out Services in Early Intervention: A Professional Resource 1996 Jan;27-48
  • Transition
    Bruder, M.B., & Chandler, L. Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education: Recommended Practices 1996 Jan;287-307
  • Working with Members of Other Disciplines: Collaborating for Success
    Bruder, M. Including Children with Special Needs in Early Childhood Programs 1994 Jan;
  • Collaboration and Service Coordination for Effective Early Intervention
    Bruder, M., & Bologna, T. Family-Centered Early Intervention with Infants and Toddlers: Innovative Cross-Disciplinary Approaches 1993 Jan;
  • Transition
    Bruder, M.B., & Chandler, L.K. DEC Recommended Practices: Indicators of Quality in Programs for Infants and Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families 1993 Jan;
  • Techniques for Infants with Multiple or Severe Disabilities
    McLean, M., Bruder, M., Baird, S., & Dunst, C. Strategies for Teaching At-Risk and Handicapped Infants: A Transdisciplinary Approach 1991 Jan;
  • Early Sentence Development
    Branston-McLean, M.B., & Bruder, M.B. Language Handicaps in Children 1984 Jan;
  • Integration of the Severely Handicapped into Schools
    Bruder, M. Issues Related to Community Integration for Severely Handicapped Individuals 1984 Jan;
  • Parent Involvement in Special Education
    Bruder, M. Issues Related to Community Integration for Severely Handicapped Individuals 1984 Jan;
  • The Efficacy of Early Intervention and the Handicapped Infant: A Wise or Wasted Resource?
    Bricker, D., Bailey, E., & Bruder, M. Advances in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 1984 Jan;

Editorials

Monographs

  • The Higher Education Survey for Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education Personnel Preparation Data Report:
    Bruder MB, Wakai S Ways Institutions of Higher Education Are Contributing to Well Trained Professionals in Service Areas Required Under The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). 2005 Jan;
  • The Higher Education Survey for Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education Personnel Preparation Data Report:
    Bruder, M.B., & Wakai, S. Preparing Adequate Numbers of Students in Institutions of Higher Education Trained in Service Areas Required Under The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). 2005 Jan;
  • The Higher Education Survey for Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education Personnel Preparation Data Report: Ways Federal Financial Support Influences Program Activities in Institutions of Higher Education.
    Bruder, M.B., & Wakai, S. 2005 Jan;
  • The Higher Education Survey for Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education Personnel Preparation Data Report: Instructional Methods and Course Content Used by Institutions of Higher Education to Address EI/ECSE.
    Bruder MB, Wakai S 2005 Jan;
  • Study II Data Report: The Higher Education Survey for Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education Personnel Preparation.
    Bruder, M.B., & Wakai, S. 2004 Jan;
  • The Center to Inform Personnel Preparation Policy and Practice in Early Intervention and Preschool Education – Briefing Book.
    Bruder, M.B., & Wakai, S. 2004 Jan;

Newsletters

Notes

  • Advancing the agenda of service coordination
    Bruder M.B., Dunst C.J. Journal of Early Intervention 2006 Jan;28(3):175-177
  • Analysis of state application for year 4 planning for the personnel components of Part H of P.L. 99-457
    Bruder, M., & McCollum, J. NEC*TAS Notes 1992 Jan;

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