Updated: Mar 24, 2021
UNC’s Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities (CIDD) is a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) dedicated to providing exemplary clinical services to individuals of all ages who have concerns about or are at risk for intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Conditions such as:
Cerebral Palsy (CP)
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Genetic or medical conditions which impact development, health, and independence
CIDD is home to three core federal training initiatives which offer clinical and research opportunities: University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service (UCEDD); Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND); and the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC). There’s also an Intellectual and Developmental Disorders Registry available for NC residents who want to participate in research studies at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Additionally, the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation’s offers comprehensive care “lifespan” care.