Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities

Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities (NCED)

The NCED serves as Nevada's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD). The UCEDDs were established and funded by the Developmental Disabilities Rights Assistance and Rights Act (DD Act). UCEDDs work to accomplish a shared vision that foresees a nation in which all Americans, including Americans with disabilities, participate fully in their communities. Independence, productivity and community inclusion are key components of this vision. The DD Act funds 67 Centers at universities in every state and territory. 


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Projects & Partnerships

NCED projects are focused in Advocacy and Family Support, Assistive Technology and Accessibility, Education of Children with Disabilities, Employment and Transition, Positive Behavioral Supports, and Leadership Preparation and Disability Awareness.

Learn About Our Projects


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Degree and Certificate Programs

The Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities (NCED) helps facilitate a variety of certificate and minor programs through the College of Education. Learn more about your options, from the Certified Behavior Analysts in Nevada Schools to the Developmental Disabilities Minor.

Complete List of Programs


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Community Advisory Committee

Mission of the Community Advisory Committee (CAC) is to advise, assist, and enhance the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families through representation on the CAC. The CAC supports the mission of the Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities (NCED).

More on the Advisory Committee


Contact Us

Contact Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities (0285)

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557


nced@unr.edu

Phone (775) 784-4921

Fax (775) 784-4997

William J. Raggio, 4090