A young girl sits at a table concentrating on drawing on a piece of paper.

Act Early Idaho

Act Early Idaho helps families and professionals monitor children’s development and identify concerns early. The project also works to provide useful tools and materials for families with young children during COVID-19.

Art Ability Open House stenciled on a sign of whitewashed boards.


artAbility is a student-led project supported by the University of Idaho’s Center on Disabilities and Human Development (CDHD) in collaboration with the Idaho Self-Advocate Leadership Network (SALN), Moscow Chapter. The project was created in 2014 to encourage adults with disabilities to express themselves through participation in art workshops with local art instructors and University of Idaho student volunteers.

Project Partners (2020-21)

School age boy at a Braille typewriter.

Children and Youth with Deaf-Blindness

The purpose of the Idaho Project for Children and Youth with Deaf-Blindness is to enhance the educational services provided to children and youth, birth through age 21 years, with combined vision and hearing impairments. The Project provides statewide technical assistance and training to support parents, service providers, and agencies in meeting the educational needs of children and youth who are deaf-blind.

Project Partners

Close-up of a hand next to the wheel in a wheelchair.

Idaho Assistive Technology For All

Idaho AT4ALL lists a variety of used equipment available for sale, give-away or loan, including wheelchairs and scooters, walkers, personal care items, items for vision and hearing impairments, hospital beds, computers, adapted vehicles, and more!

Project Partners

Young girl in a wheelchair accompanied by an aide, and equipped with an assistive technology device.

Idaho Assistive Technology Project

The Idaho Assistive Technology Project (IATP) is a federally funded program administered by the Center on Disabilities and Human Development at the University of Idaho. The goal of the IATP is to increase the availability of assistive technology devices and services for older persons and Idahoans with disabilities.

Project Partners

A man and woman riding scooters up a series of ramps.

Idaho Living Well Project

The Idaho Living Well Project has a goal to build an innovated, self-advocate led, collaborative health and safety monitoring system designed to protect adults living in HCBS settings against abuse, neglect, and exploitation; and create a comprehensive system of training and career development.

Project Partners

School age boy riding on a scooter designed for persons with a disability.


Idaho Special Education Support & Technical Assistance (SESTA) assists the Idaho State Department of Education, Special Education Department by providing professional development and monitoring supports to build the capacity of district administrators and school-based personnel to (a) increase positive student outcomes in inclusive environments through evidence-based practices and (b) increase achievement on IDEA indicators.

Project Partners

Young woman sitting in front of an open laptop.

Idaho Training Clearinghouse

The Idaho Training Clearinghouse (ITC) lists all current special education related trainings across the state in order to link special educators and parents of students with disabilities with training opportunities across multiple agencies and parent groups.

Project Partners

Young girl laughing while sliding down a playground slide.


IdahoSTARS is a statewide program designed to assist parents by offering child care referrals and information about quality child care settings as well as to assist child care providers with a variety of professional development opportunities and resources.

Project Partners

Group of students touring the University of Idaho campus.

Think College Idaho

Doors to colleges are opening for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in many different ways all over the country. Think College Idaho provides resources and tools for families and students getting ready for college. The information is for transition aged students as well as adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities attending or planning for college.

Project Partner

School age boy smiling.

U of I Child and Youth Study Center

The University of Idaho Child & Youth Study Center provides a broad range of psychological assessment and services for children and youth in the Palouse region.

Logo: Child and Youth Study Center.

Contact the Child and Youth Study Center at 208-885-6191.