What we do
The Human Development Center serves as a resource to people with disabilities, families, service providers, educators, and policy-makers. HDC's mission is to build capacity and inspire change to ensure that people with disabilities are able to participate fully in all aspects of community life.
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Our Services and Programs
Below is a list of our projects within each initiative area. For a detailed description of each project, please visit Our Initiatives page.
Early Childhood Initiatives
For families and care takers.
- Early Head Start Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP)
- Inclusive Practices in Early Childhood (IPEC)
- Early Learning Center
K-12 Education Initiatives
For families and educators.
- Louisiana Autism Spectrum and Related Disabilities Project (LASARD)
- Louisiana DeafBlind Project for Children and Youth (LADBP)
Transition, Employment, and Careers Initiatives
For self-advocates, families, educators, and employment support professionals.
- PAY Check (Transition)
- Employment First Trainings
- West South Central Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WSC WIPA)
For self-advocates, professionals, graduate students, and families.
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HDC Developmental Disabilities Network Partners
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