The Center for Human Development (CHD)

CHD is a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) in Education, Research, and Service. There are 67 UCEDDs that form an Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD). Since CHD is the only UCEDD in Alaska, we serve the entire state.

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  • Alaska LEND

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    Alaska LEND provides graduate-level interdisciplinary leadership training.

  • Friendship & Dating

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    Friendships & Dating teaches adults with disabilities how to develop and maintain healthy relationships. 

  • Alaska Training Cooperative

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    Alaska Training Cooperative (AKTC) is a statewide cooperative effort to address workforce training needs. 

  • TAPESTRY

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    TAPESTRY is Post-Secondary Transition Program for students with intellectual and cognitive disabilities.

  • Children's Behavioral Health OEC

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    The CBH courses are designed to help gain the necessary skills to be successful while working with challenging children.

  • MicroEnterprise Grant

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    The Micro Enterprise Fund strives to increase access to Micro Enterprise and self-employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.

  • Work Incentive Planning and Assistance

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    The Alaska WIPA Project provides assistance to beneficiaries who are working at wage employment, self-employment, or who have a job offer pending.

  • Disability Justice Initiatives Reducing Recidivism Logo

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    To provide resources and training opportunities to community providers working with returning citizens who are Trust Beneficiaries. 

  • UAA CHD ECHO Logo

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    Move Knowledge, Not Patients Supporting primary care providers treating specialty patients in their home communities.

  • Alaska GILD

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    Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) supports the development of a health care workforce serving older adults.

  • Effective Behavior Interventions

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    Effective Behavior Interventions (EBI) supports clients, agencies, and families in managing complex behaviors and diagnosis.

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  • Family Navigation Programs

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     The Family Navigation Programs offer self-advocates, families, and support staff education opportunities to provide better advocacy.

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  • Research

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     Research helps CHD provide ever-improving best-practice outcomes to community members, partners, and stakeholders within the disability community.

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