Join us for Movie Night!

\\Client\C$\Users\Rob\Desktop\TheWayWeTalkSmJoin us for a special pre-screening of The Way we Talk, a documentary on stuttering, examining the journey and process of acceptance of this unique communication disorder!  Tickets now available online!

The Way We Talk - OHSU Screening Poster now available!

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.