About Us

The OHSU University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) is an organization that supports people with disabilities throughout Oregon.

The UCEDD is one of 67 Centers throughout the world all dedicated to the same cause, and all are part of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD).


Our mission is to improve the health and quality of life for Oregonians with disabilities and their families across the lifespan. We accomplish this through leadership and collaboration with local, state, and national partners, serving as a resource for excellence in education, research and evaluation, community outreach, service and information sharing.

OHSU UCEDD Goals & Objectives

The major goal of the ADD Core Grant is to provide administrative support for the Institute on Development & Disability's University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD). In addition, The ADD Core grant promotes and enhances the overall mission and activities of the national office, the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD).

The UCEDD Core provides ongoing leadership, program evaluation, and support for increased research and development to enhance the lives of people with disabilities.

More about us and our work

The Oregon Network

UCEDD About Flyer

Programs, Projects, and Research Examples