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Early Childhood

early-childhood-imageThe UConn Health University Center for Excellence offers education, training, and technical assistance to service providers and families. It is vitally important that young children with disabilities are identified early, and their families are prepared to advocate for and acquire the services they need.

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School Age

school-age-imageThe University Center for Excellence offers education and community training programs with the goal of optimizing the learning environment for students with disabilities, and equipping certified teachers and para-educators with researched based strategies for improving student outcomes.

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adult-lifespan-imageUCEDD engages in research to evaluate training curricula, identify best practices in service delivery & assesses  programs designed to help young adults with disabilities transition into adult life. Research and education designed to optimize quality of life for adults who desire active participation in their communities.

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Goodwin College

Fellowship Grants Awarded to Three Goodwin College Students

Thanks to a grant focused on encouraging professional development for individuals from diverse backgrounds in human services, three Goodwin College students will have a rare — and challenging — educational experience that can profoundly shape their careers and benefit the clients with whom they will work. The source of this unique opportunity comes from a […]

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upcoming events

Free Webinar on Working with a Mentor to Find Employment — Sign Up Now
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Webinar: 3PM - 4:30PM
Register online or call 1-866-968-7842 (TTY: 1-866-833-2967)

CUSTOMIZED EMPLOYMENT CONFERENCE for Providers, Families and Self-Advocates
Monday, November 14, 2016
Conference: 9AM to 3:30PM
Radisson Hotel 100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, CT

Paraeducator Development and Leadership Symposium
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Symposium: 8AM to 3PM
Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106

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