Interdisciplinary Training and Leadership Development
Fellowship Program in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
CEDD offers a three year fellowship training program of intensive specialty training in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics.
Interdisciplinary, Pre-Service Training in Developmental Disabilities
CEDD offers a one-year intensive specialty training program in serving individuals with developmental disabilities to graduate students in medicine, nursing, special education, psychology, and related fields. Trainees receive instruction and practical experience in training/teaching, community service, research and the translation of research into practical applications. Trainees increase their knowledge of developmental disabilities and exposure to medical, legal, social and policy issues related to disabilities.
Training in ASD for working professionals and community members
Training for medical students
CEDD developed a Special Studies Module on Developmental Disabilities for fourth year medical students, provided through a one month elective. The focus of the program is on the impact of disability and the provision of care to people with developmental and other disabilities. Trainings are co-led by persons with disabilities and family members, and community experiences with persons with disabilities are a key component. Students also participate in clinics serving persons with developmental and other disabilities.