We, at The Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development (GUCCHD), strive to foster a stronger society by promoting the wellbeing of ALL children, adults and families and creating more inclusive communities. We work together to:

  • Advance collective solutions.
  • Bridge the campus to the community.
  • Build strong and diverse partnerships.
  • Broadly share our extensive expertise with empathy and dedication.
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Fulfilling Our Mission Video
Marisa Brown, faculty member at the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, speaks to Afghan civil society and government leaders on May 24 in Washington, DC about her experiences engaging U.S. local government officials to advocate for the rights of persons with disabilities during a Knowledge Sharing Workshop around the Afghan Disability Rights Conference co-hosted by the Afghan Embassy, United States International Council on Disabilities and the U.S.-Afghan Women's Council.

WHAT'S NEW

  • Georgetown University Certificate in Early Intervention Georgetown University Certificate in Early Intervention
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  • Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence LogoGeorgetown University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (GUCEDD) and the UCEDDs at Georgia State University and the University of Southern California, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles are pleased to announce the launch of the website for the Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training Activities Project.  It is a collaboration with the Association of University Centers on Disabilities to the host the Embedding Project website. 
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  • Leadership Academny LogoThe Leadership Institute for Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence is conducting its third Leadership Academy in Santa Fe, NM on June 19-22, 2017.  There are 35 participants from 22 different states, the District of Columbia, and Australia. Learn More
  • Community of PracticeCommunity of Practice on Cultural and Linguistic Competence in Developmental Disabilities: Announcing the Community of Practice States and Jurisdiction. Learn More

NEW RESOURCES

  • Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC) Toolbox Learn More
  • Sample Parenting Skills Teaching Plan Learn More
  • Transition: Cultural and Linguistic Competence Checklist for Medical Home Teams Learn More
Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development is a designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.