Human Development Center

Building Capacity, Inspiring Change

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Louisiana's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)

The Human Development Center (HDC) at LSU Health New Orleans provides leadership and innovation in interdisciplinary education, community service, research, and information dissemination to strengthen and increase the capacity of local communities to support and include individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in all aspects of community life. 

 

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The Human Development Center building on Tulane Ave.

 

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The Human Development Center serves as a resource to people with disabilities, families, service providers, educators, and policy-makers.
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Community Health Initiatives

For everyone.

 

Interdisciplinary Programs

For self-advocates, professionals, graduate students, and families.

 

 

 

Helping children with deafblindness achieve their potential on the Freedom Scientific podcast 

Nicky Gillies and Cathy Miller of the Louisiana DeafBlind Project for Children and Youth were featured on the Freedom Scientific podcast! Tune in at minute 27 to hear them talk about the challenges of identifying deafblind kids young and helping them to achieve their potential. 

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Summer camps for children who are Blind/low-vision, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, or DeafBlind

The Louisiana DeafBlind Project created a list of summer camps available for children in grades Prek-12 who are Blind/low-vision, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, or DeafBlind.

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17May
2:30 - 4:00 pmZoom

Learn how to administer the CVI Screener with Cindy Champagne and the Louisiana DeafBlind Project! This is a free follow-up training from LADBP's CVI workshops this spring. You can attend on May 17th or May 20th.

Register for the May 17th training here. 

 

20May
6:30 - 8:00 pmZoom

Learn how to administer the CVI Screener with Cindy Champagne and the Louisiana DeafBlind Project! This is a free follow-up training from LADBP's CVI workshops this spring. You can attend on May 17th or May 20th.

Register for the May 20th training here.