Projects


Developmental Evaluation Clinic (DEC)

The Developmental Evaluation Clinic provides an interdisciplinary evaluation of babies up to two years of age who were born prematurely. Children receive an interdisciplinary evaluation. Areas addressed include cognitive, motor and neurodevelopmental functioning. Call (202) 444-8569 to schedule an appointment. Click here for more information.

Parenting Support Program (PSP)
The GUCEDD has an innovative home visiting program funded by DC Health to support parents with intellectual or other disabilities who are pregnant or parenting children through age 5.  This program uses an evidence-based curriculum with adaptations to enhance parent capacity around child development, child safety, parenting skills and navigate community-based systems for themselves and their children. For more information or to refer a parent to the Parenting Support Program, contact Wendy Jones, Home Visiting Supervisor at her desk phone at 202. 687.5531 or by email at joneswa@georgetown.edu. 

Georgetown University Certificate in Early Intervention is a program to train evidenced based service providers and professional leaders advocating for infants, toddlers and young children with disabilities or delays to receive community based services and supports. Participants gain the knowledge and skills needed to deliver evidenced based early childhood intervention. Coursework is designed to promote comprehensive, evidence-based, family- centered, culturally and linguistically competent, interdisciplinary services and supports for vulnerable children and their families. Read More


Complex Moral Issues: End-of-Life Decisions for Adults with Significant Intellectual Disabilities
, a website devoted to guardians who have been given the responsibility to make decisions on behalf of people who have never been able to express their intentions about end-of-life care and life-sustaining treatments due to the extent of their cognitive disability and concomitant restrictions upon their ability to communicate abstract and complex messages.