Administered jointly through the University of Utah School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and Utah State University Institute for Disability Research, Policy, & Practice (IDRPP) and Utah State University Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence.
University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDDs)
UCEDDs work with people with disabilities, families, government agencies, and community providers to provide training, technical assistance, service, research, information sharing, and focus on building the capacity of communities to sustain all citizens.
Idaho: Idaho CDHD at University of Idaho
Montana: Univ of Montana Rural Institute at University of Montana
North Dakota: North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities at Minot State University
Utah: Utah Institute for Disabilities at Utah State University
Wyoming: Wyoming Insitute for Disabilities at University of Wyoming
An overview of USU's Institute for Disabilities exemplifies the important role a UCEDD plays. Watch for URLEND faculty throughout, with a program highlight (time 6:40 - 7:35).
Family Voices is a national, nonprofit, family-led organization which promotes quality health care for children and youth, particularly those with special health care needs. Each state of the USA has a chapter or affiliate.
Idaho: Idaho Parents Unlimited
North Dakota: Family Voices of North Dakota
Utah: Utah Parent Center
Wyoming: Uplift Wyoming and Family-to-Family Health Information Center
Other University-Based Partners
Counseling Psychology and Special Education in the David O. McKay School Of Education at Brigham Young University
Audiology Program at Idaho State University