Welcome to the Center on Disabilities and Human Development (CDHD), Idaho’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD). There are over 67 UCEDDs throughout the U.S. and its territories; each one associated with a university or college. Each UCEDD reflects the character of its host institution and home state. However, all UCEDDs strive, through education, outreach, research, and service to accomplish a shared vision that foresees a nation in which all Americans, including Americans with disabilities, participate fully in their communities.
The CDHD currently operates a variety of independent grant programs and carries out training, services, technical assistance, research and dissemination activities across the state and nation. To meets its goals the CDHD engages in exemplary activities across five areas: