The Human Development Center (HDC) was established in 1974 and became a University Centers of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Education, Research and Service (UCEDD) in 1984. HDC is a member of AUCD , a national network of 67 UCEDD programs.
The Mission of the Human Development Center (HDC) is to provide leadership and innovation in interdisciplinary education, community service, research, and to disseminate information to strengthen and increase the capacity of local communities to support and include individuals with [developmental] disabilities and their families in all aspects of life in the community.
May 25th (3pm) - Assisting Individuals with Autism Transition into the Workplace
New Orleans - March 17, 18, 19 & 25 (1/2 day)
LSU HSC Human Development Center
411 S. Prieur St., New Orleans, LA 70112
Lafayette - May 12, 13, 14 & 20 (1/2 day online)
LRS Regional Office
825 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Brandywine VI, Suite 350 Lafayette, LA 70508
Shreveport - June 9, 10, 11 & 24 (1/2 day online)
Managing SE Programs
Job Developer Clinic
SSA Benefits and Work Incentives
SSA Benefits and Work Incentives - Nov 19, 2014
Assessment Clinic - July 15, 2015
Job Developer Clinic - January 14, 2015
SSA Benefits & Work Incentives - March 11, 2015
Assessment Clinic - August 12, 2015
Managing SE Programs - April 15, 2015
Job Developer Clinic - April 16, 2015
SSA Benefits & Work Incentives - June 3, 2015
Assessment Clinic - September 16, 2015
LSU Health Sciences Center Human Development Center
411 S. Prieur
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan signed into law SB 47, which repeals statutory authority to pay people less than minimum wage on the basis of disability. Governor Hassan is the mother of a young man who has cerebral palsy. She is the graduate of the New Hampshire Developmental Disabilities family leadership program. At the signing ceremony, Governor Hassan spoke of her experiences as a parent, recalling her son being lifted into a van for his first day of school in his community, and how we are stronger and more successful as a state when we include everyone.
The Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Network (the Advocacy Center, the Human Development Center, and the DD Council) requests your input on how we can better serve people with developmental disabilities and their families.
As Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month draws to a close, it is important that we take time to reflect on the values embodied within the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000. The DD Act, as it is commonly known, ensures that people with developmental disabilities in the United States and their families have access to services and supports that promote self-determination, independence, and inclusion in their communities.
LAWRENCE — The time has finally come to end the separation of special education and general education students, researchers at the University of Kansas argue in a new publication. Not only does research show that all students have higher achievement in fully integrated environments, but support and public policy for schools to make such a switch are coming into place as well.
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Parents, Children, HDC Faculty and staff, Graduate Students, and Volunteers who attended the 2015 SPARKLE Camp and Workshop held at the Human Development Center January 15-17, 2015.