Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities (KUCDD) Parsons Component

The mission of the University Center on Developmental Disabilities (UCDD) is to promote the independence, interdependence, inclusion, and productivity of persons with developmental disabilities through training, dissemination, applied research, and exemplary services. The Kansas UCDD is a part of a national network of 72 such programs.

The Kansas UCDD has three campuses: Parsons, Lawrence, and Kansas City. In Parsons, the UCDD core grant directly supports educational and dissemination services, as well as several exemplary service programs. It also provides administrative support services to all externally funded UCDD related projects.

Funding Agencies: 

U. S. Department of Health and Human Services /

Administration on Developmental Disabilities

Principal Investigator: 

David Lindeman
Senior Scientist, Director, Life Span Institute at Parsons, PhD, Department of Special Education George Peabody College for Teachers
620-421-6550 Ext. 1713
University Center on Developmental Disabilities Parsons


Tony Grady
IT Support Technician, AS, Computer Information Systems, Labette Community College
620-421-6550 ext. 1705
Media Laboratory
Office Assistant
620-421-6550 Ext. 1885
Parsons Research Building
Debbie Moody
Administrative Assistant
620-421-6550 Ext. 1859
University Center on Developmental Disabilities Parsons
Sara Sack
Senior Scientist, Director, Assistive Technology for Kansans Program, PhD, Developmental and Child Psychology University of Kansas
Parsons Research Building

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