Raise awareness, share knowledge, work together

The CDHD coordinates many grant-funded projects. Focusing on different aspects of disability and development, each project works to raise awareness, share knowledge, carry out research, and provide training and tailored services that support and advocate for people with disabilities, families and the wider community.

 Find out how we’re working toward a more inclusive Idaho.

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Act Early Idaho

Act Early Idaho helps families and professionals monitor children's development and identify concerns early.

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This is a student-led project that encourages adults with disabilities to express themselves through art.

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Children and Youth with Deaf Blindness

CYDB works to enhance educational services for people (birth to 21) with combined vision and hearing impairments.

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Healthy Active Lifestyles

HAL improves physical, emotional and social health outcomes for the disability community through education and activities.

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Idaho Assistive Technology for All

This project lists a wide variety of assistive technology equipment available for sale, give-away or loan.

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Idaho Assistive Technology Project

IATP works to increase the availability of assistive technology and services for older people and Idahoans with disabilities.

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Idaho Autism Summit

The Idaho Autism Summit is an event that takes place every other year, focusing on sharing knowledge and experiences to promote acceptance of people with ASD.

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Idaho Living Well Project

Idaho Living Well helps build innovative, self-advocate-led health and safety monitoring systems to protect adults living in HCBS settings.

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SESTA provides professional development and monitoring to increase positive student outcomes and increased IDEA indicators in inclusive environments.

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Idaho Training Clearinghouse

The ITC lists all current special education-related trainings across the state, linking special educators and parents to training opportunities.

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This project works with child care providers to improve the quality of child care in Idaho, and with families to recognize and find quality child care.

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Think College Idaho

This project provides resources and tools for families and students with disabilities getting ready to attend college.