Built on the core belief that disability is a natural part of human diversity and everyone benefits from inclusion and belonging, the Center for Developmental Disabilities equips students, practitioners, scholars and family members to become agents of change alongside individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
- Fostering belonging: Joining forces to support the ordinary needs of families.
2021 Joining Forces Conference hosted by Oklahoma Family Network
- From vulnerable to belonging: Expanding our understanding of diversity to include
individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to
promote family and community health and resiliency
2020 Annual Meeting of the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)
- Polypharmacy and drug interactions among Oklahomans with intellectual disability
2020 American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) Instagram mini-lecture series
The Center for Developmental Disabilities offers internship and research practicum opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. In addition to real world experience, students gain knowledge of best practices for supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families under the direct supervision of Institute leadership.
We enjoy providing keynote addresses, workshops and other trainings or presentations on topics related to our research, writing and other programs. Please contact us to share information about your event or training needs and how we might contribute.