Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities

Training at Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities (KUCDD)


  • In the past two years, the Center for Child Health and Development (CCHD) has at KUCDD's Kansas City site has trained 30 long-term graduate/postgraduate students and 217 short term trainees in pre-service preparation participating in interdisciplinary pre-service preparation. These trainees cross disciplines and levels of experience, and included educators, occupational therapists, social workers, psychologists, speech and language therapists, pediatricians and audiologists.
  • Forty-two professionals have obtained certification as facilitators in positive behavior support via the Kansas Institute for Positive Behavior Support (KIPBS).

  • Another 1,299 professionals have participated in KIPBS-related training activities in the past two years.
  • The Kansas In-service Training System operated at the Parsons-site has assisted in the development and implementation of 37 technical assistance plans for early intervention providers or preschool special educators in Kansas. These current year TA Plans had an impact on 102 administrators, 713 teachers, and 6,434 children.

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