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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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In The News

Justice Samuel A. Alito

Justices Face ‘Blizzard of Words’ in Special Education Case

By ADAM LIPTAKJAN. 11, 2017 WASHINGTON — In a case that could affect the education of 6.7 million children with disabilities, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struggled to decide whether it should require public schools to do more under a federal law that calls for them to provide a free education that addresses the children’s […]

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