Kathy HumphriesIDD Welcomes Kathleen Humphries

The Institute on Development and Disability is pleased to announce the arrival of Kathleen Humphries, PhD, as the new Associate Director of IDD, and the Director of the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.  More information is available on her staff bio page, and on this announcement flyer.

The Institute on Development and Disability is dedicated to advancing the knowledge of human development. Through our work with developmental disabilities, we are finding innovative ways to assist people with disabilities throughout their lifespan.

Our work is accomplished through many venues, focusing on four primary areas:

We are committed to improving the lives of people with disabilities by supporting their participation as active, contributing members of their communities.

We invite you to take some time and browse our site. We welcome your suggestions and feedback.

Jan Staehely
Jan Staehely, Communication Consultant and IDD Blogger
Four Wheeling Through Life
This blog follows my life. I have a disability called Cerebral Palsy. Since all four of my limbs, plus my speech is affected by the disability, doctors say that I am severely disabled. However, if you ask me, I will tell you that there are people living with more complex disabilities than me.