Through its members, AUCD is a resource for local, state, national, and international agencies, organizations, and policy makers concerned about people living with developmental and other disabilities and their families. Members engage in a range of interdisciplinary activities including: exemplary services for children, adults, and families; academic training; basic and applied research; training and technical assistance to schools, communities, and all levels of government; policy advocacy; program evaluation; dissemination of best practices and new information. AUCD programs also train the next generation of leaders in disability-related research, training, service delivery, and policy advocacy to insure that this essential work continues.
1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 920 
Silver Spring, MD 20910

  Voice: (301) 588-8252
    Fax: (301) 588-2842

The Burton Blatt Institute (BBI), located at Syracuse University, will build the premier organization to advance civic, economic, and social participation of persons with disabilities in a global society by creating a collaborative environment—with entrepreneurial innovation and best business practices—to foster public-private dialogue, and create the capacity to transform policy, systems, and people through inclusive education, the workforce, and communities.
900 S. Crouse Avenue
Crouse-Hinds Hall, Suite 300
Syracuse, New York 13244-2130

  Voice: (315)443-2863
    Fax: (315)443-9725

The Center for Personal Assistance Services provides research, training, dissemination and technical assistance on issues of personal assistance services (PAS) in the United States.
Center for Personal Assistance Services, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences,
School of Nursing
University of California
3333 California Street, Suite 455
San Francisco, CA 94118-0612

  Voice: (866)727-9577
    Fax: (415)476-6552

The Disability Statistics Center produces and disseminates policy-relevant statistical information on the demographics and status of people with disabilities in American society. The Center's work focuses on how that status is changing over time with regard to employment, access to technology, health care, community-based services, and other aspects of independent living and participation in society. The Center is based at the Institute for Health and Aging at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). It receives funding from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).
UCSF Disability Statistics Center
Institute for Health & Aging
3333 California Street, Suite 340
San Francisco, CA 94118

Use this interactive tool to find information about U.S. disability statistics. This resource is a product of Cornell University's Employment and Disability Institute, Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR) School.
Employment and Disability Institute
ILR School
Cornell University
201 Dolgen Hall
Ithaca, New York 14853

  Voice: (607) 255-7727
    TTY: (607) 255-2891
    Fax: (607) 255-2763

EDI conducts research and provides continuing education and technical assistance on many aspects of disability in the workplace. Since 1968, researchers and practitioners at the Cornell ILR School with expertise in disability have helped companies, labor organizations, government agencies, schools, and communities throughout the United States and abroad to accommodate and integrate individuals with disabilities. The EDI team consults with policy makers, disability advocates, and rehabilitation program professionals. EDI contributes to developing inclusive workplace systems and communities in a variety of ways. The EDI team engages in research and produces scholarly articles, develops training materials, conducts training sessions domestically and internationally, and offers technical assistance on a wide array of disability-related matters. EDI expertise embraces legal mandates and operational issues, an all-encompassing perspective that enables us to help transform public policy into practice.
Employment and Disability Institute
ILR School
Cornell University
201 Dolgen Hall
Ithaca, New York 14853

  Voice: (607)255-7727
    TTY: (607)255-2891
    Fax: (607)255-2763

The long-term goal of the NCDDR is: To expand production, access, dissemination, and use of disability and rehabilitation research evidence among NIDRR management and grantees, people with disabilities and their families, and disability-oriented professionals, practitioners and service providers. SEDL operates the National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research (NCDDR) through funding from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). The scope of work of the NCDDR responds to NIDRR's concern for increasing the effective use of NIDRR-sponsored research results in shaping new technologies, improving service delivery, and expanding decision-making options for people with disabilities and their families.
4700 Mueller Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78723

  Voice: (800) 266-1832
	 (512) 476-6861
    Fax: (512) 476-2286

The mission of NIDRR is to generate new knowledge and promote its effective use to improve the abilities of people with disabilities to perform activities of their choice in the community, and also to expand society's capacity to provide full opportunities and accommodations for its citizens with disabilities. Toward this end, NIDRR conducts comprehensive and coordinated programs of research and related activities to maximize the full inclusion, social integration, employment and independent living of individuals of all ages with disabilities. NIDRR's focus includes research in areas such as employment; health and function; technology for access and function; independent living and community integration; and other associated disability research areas. NIDRR is a part of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE), Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services (OSERS).
National Institute on Disability and
Rehabilitation Research
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Mailstop PCP-6038
Washington, DC 20202

  Voice: (202) 245-7640
    TTY: (202) 245-7640
    Fax: (202) 245-7323

The core mission of the Center is to collect and disseminate the results of research funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). Over a quarter of a century, that mission has expanded to providing information services and document delivery to the disability and rehabilitation communities across the United States. NARIC is funded through the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).
8201 Corporate Drive, Suite 600, Landover, MD 20785

  Voice: (800) 346-2742
	 (301) 459-5900
    TTY: (301) 459-5984

The purpose of the National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC) is to assist states to build capacity to support and improve transition planning, services, and outcomes for youth with disabilities. NSTTAC is directed and staffed by the Special Education Program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, in partnership with the Special Education Program at Western Michigan University. To ensure full implementation of IDEA and help youth with disabilities and their families achieve desired post-school outcomes, NSTTAC helps states build capacity to support and improve transition planning, services, and outcomes for youth with disabilities and disseminate information and provide technical assistance on scientifically-based research practices with an emphasis on building and sustaining state-level infrastructures of support and district-level demonstrations of effective transition methods for youth with disabilities. NSTTAC provides efficient and effective large-scale implementation and sustainability of research-based secondary transition.
University of North Carolina – Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28223

  Voice: (704)687-6327
    TTY: (704)687-6327
    Fax: (704)687-2916

This web page presents findings on mental health problems in the United States, including the prevalence and treatment of serious psychological distress (SPD) and major depressive episode (MDE) and the association of these problems with substance use and substance dependence or abuse (substance use disorder). This information was compiled by the U.S. Office of Applied Studies, an office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Adminstration (SAMHSA)
1 Choke Cherry Road
Rockville, MD 20857

  Voice: (240) 276-2000
    Fax: (240) 276-2010

REHABDATA, produced by the National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC), is the leading literature database on disability and rehabilitation. The database describes over 70,000 documents covering physical, mental, and psychiatric disabilities, independent living, vocational rehabilitation, special education, assistive technology, law, employment, and other issues as they relate to people with disabilities. The collection spans 1956 to the present.
8201 Corporate Drive, Suite 600,
Landover, MD 20785

  Voice: (800)346-2742
    TTY: (301)459-5984
    Fax: (301)459-4263

This Center increases the employment and economic self-sufficiency of people with disabilities and improves the quality of their lives by contributing to the success of the transition from caretaker policies to economic self-sufficiency policies. The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employment Policy for Persons with Disabilities is a collaboration between multiple departments at Cornell University, including the Employment and Disability Institute, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, and the Institute for Policy Research.
Susanne M. Bruyere, PhD
201 Dolgen Hall
Ithaca, New York 14853

  Voice: (607) 255-7727
    Fax: (607) 255-2763

Trace Center Mission Statement: To prevent the barriers and capitalize on the opportunities presented by current and emerging information and telecommunication technologies, in order to create a world that is as accessible and usable as possible for as many people as possible.
Trace Research & Development Center
University of Wisconsin-Madison
2107 Engineering Centers Bldg.
1550 Engineering Dr.
Madison, WI 53706

  Voice: (608) 262-6966
    TTY: (608) 263-5408
    Fax: (608) 262-8848

The Institute on Disability and Human Development (IDHD), a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service (UCEDD) is dedicated to promoting the independence, productivity and inclusion of people with disabilities into all aspects of society. The mission is addressed by conducting research and disseminating information about disability to academicians, policymakers, businesses, government agencies, service providers and the general public. The IDHD also provides an extensive array of clinical and community service activities and, through the Department of Disability and Human Development and other academic departments, offers interdisciplinary pre-service training. The values of cultural diversity, consumer choice and self-determination are emphasized across the life span in all training, public service, and research activities of the IDHD.
640 W. Roosevelt Road MC 626 
Chicago, IL 60608

  Voice: (312) 413-8833

The mission of the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (IIDC) is to work with communities to welcome, value, and support the meaningful participation of people of all ages and abilities through research, education, and service. IIDC is the federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)for Indiana.
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community
Indiana University
2853 East Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN 47408-2696

  Voice: (812) 855-6508
    Fax: (812) 855-9630

Our mission at DDI is to contribute to the development of inclusive communities and quality of life for people with disabilities and their families through a culturally sensitive statewide program of interdisciplinary education, community support and services, research and dissemination of information. We offer the following: education to individuals, professionals, paraprofessionals, parents and persons with disabilities; support to communities, systems and service providers; evaluation of programs and services; research on disability issues; information that contributes to training and application of knowledge. DDI is the federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) for Michigan.
Developmental Disabilities Institute
Wayne State University
4809 Woodward Avenue, Suite 268
Detroit, MI 48202

  Voice: (888)978-4334
    TTY: (313)577-2654
    Fax: (313)577-3770

Through collaborative research, training, and information sharing, the Institute on Community Integration (ICI) improves policies and practices to ensure that all children, youth, and adults with disabilities are valued by, and contribute to, their communities of choice. Rather than providing direct services itself, the Institute works with community service providers, school districts, advocacy and self-advocacy organizations, policymakers, and researchers around the world to provide state-of-the-art information and practices that support the community integration of individuals with disabilities.ICI is the federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) for Minnesota.
Institute on Community Integration
University of Minnesota
102 Pattee Hall, 150 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis MN 55455

  Voice: (612) 624-6300

The University of Cincinnati (UC) University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) is one of 67 programs in the US serving as a resource for those involved in education, research and service who are working to meet the needs of people with developmental disabilities.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
MLC 4002
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati OH 45229-3039

  Voice: (513) 636-4618
    TTY: (513) 636-4900
    Fax: (513) 636-0107

Scientific discovery is the mission of the Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Research Center—discovering why child development goes awry, discovering ways to prevent developmental disabilities, discovering treatments and interventions—so that children and adults with disabilities can live, learn, work, and enjoy their lives with their families and friends in their own communities. IDDRC is the federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) for Wisconsin.
Waisman Center
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1500 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53705-2280

  Voice: (608)263-1656
    Fax: (608)263-0529

The mission of the World Institute on Disability (WID) in communities and nations worldwide is to eliminate barriers to full social integration and increase employment, economic security and health care for persons with disabilities. WID creates innovative programs and tools; conducts research, public education, training and advocacy campaigns; and provides technical assistance.
World Institute on Disability
510 16th Street, Suite 100
Oakland, California 94612

  Voice: (510) 763-4100
    TTY: (510) 208-9493
    Fax: (510) 763-4109

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Mon Jul 10, 2017