A partnership between the MU College of Education, the state of Missouri and others, Youth Leadership Forum is a unique career leadership-training program for students with disabilities, ages 16–21.
UMKC Institute for Human Development’s Adult Continuing Education (ACED) program offers adults with developmental disabilities opportunities to attend non-credit classes in university settings. ACED encourages students to achieve individual goals by participating in life and skills enrichment classes in an educational and social environment.
UMKC Institute for Human Development’s Kansas City Health Equity Collaborative aims to elevate the voice of the disability community within the healthcare system through participatory action and community education about health disparities and equity.
UMKC Institute for Human Development’s Charting the LifeCourse team adapted to COVID-19 by pivoting its 4th annual National Showcase to a series of virtual events.
UMKC Institute for Human Development’s Missouri Family to Family (MOF2F) began organizing online “Good Life Groups” in April, 2020, to provide family members of children and adults with disabilities a safe space to share resources, experiences and support.
Occupational Therapy faculty member Bill Janes manages a chapter of Go, Baby, Go in which students from OT, PT, Speech and even engineering work together to modify ride-on toy cars to improve and study mobility in children.
Our Train Experts in Autism for Missouri (TEAM) initiative provides FREE training and follow-up support to professionals working with individuals with autism.
UMSL Succeed at the University of Missouri-Saint Louis is a high quality, two-year model comprehensive transition and postsecondary education (PSE) program for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID) designed to provide the supports, partnerships, and experiences needed to prepare students for gainful employment, independent living, and a full life in the community. While […]
The Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at UMKC has partnered with eitas, to coordinate the development of programs that serve citizens who experience some form of developmental disability and their families.