Welcome to the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at Georgetown University. The mission of the Georgetown University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities is to advance self-determination among the diversity of people with developmental and other disabilities and their families, throughout the life course, and advocate for their full participation in all aspects of community life.
ACL Shares Updated Information on COVID-19 for People with Disabilities and Older Adults
The Administration for Community Living (ACL) has updated its information resource page, What Do Older Adults and People with Disabilities Need to Know About Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)? The page describes actions that everyone can take to prevent the spread of COVID-19, frequently asked questions on several programs for older Americans, guidance on home and community based services and nursing home visitation, guidance for organizations to prepare for an outbreak, and a link to a Spanish-language version. ACL will continue to update this page as new guidance on prevention, testing, and treatment is issued. Individuals can also subscribe to ACL Updates for email alerts of new information.
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The GU Certificate in Early Intervention (GU CEI) will teach you the critical skills needed to:
• Provide contemporary evidence based services and support;
• Work collaboratively with families to design responsive functional outcomes and program plans;
• Support team members to serve children and families in an integrated and comprehensive system of care. Read more
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Faculty from the GUCCHD has been awarded a 5-year grant, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND). LEND, funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the Health Resources and Services Administration is a premier training program that began in the 1960s. There are currently 56 LEND programs in 44 states.
You are invited to the 2021 AUCD Virtual Conference
Learning Together: Connecting Research and Lived Experience
Nov 15-17, 2021
Check out videos on "Achieving Equity: Leading the Way in the Next Decade" from the 2020 AUCD conference
Videos from the plenary sessions:
Opening Plenary featuring Daniel Dawes The Political Determinants of Health 16:36-55:20
Panel presentation 55:30 - 1:36:29
Leading Change to Achieve Equity: Conversations We Need to Have - Overview by Britney Wilson 0:00-10:53
Panel presentation 10:54 - 1:35:24
- A Call to Action from Conference Chair Tawara D. Goode
- GU Center for Child and Human Development Awarded LEND
Faculty from the GUCCHD has been awarded a 5-year grant, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND). LEND, funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the Health Resources and Services Administration is a premier training program that began in the 1960s. There are currently 56 LEND programs in 44 states.
- Georgetown University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Works to Promote
COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence
Georgetown University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (GUCEDD) received funding to conduct two COVID-19 Vaccine Access and Confidence initiatives for persons with disabilities residing in the District of Columbia. The funding and support are from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and administered through the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) and the HHS Administration for Community Living. Read the Project Press Release
GUCEDD Director Tawara Goode Receives 2021 William I. Gardner Award
- Check out a new episode of Georgetown Now! Our UCEDD director, Tawara Goode was interviewed by Georgetown University President, John J. DeGioia.