What is an IDDRC?
One of only 15 Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Centers in the country, the Hawk-IDDRC is part of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD).
The Hawkeye State is somewhat unique in having all three federally funded AUCD programs administered under one roof, through the Center for Disabilities and Development (CDD) -- including an Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC), a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) and a Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND) program.
1 in 6
Children are diagnosed with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability
of the population are diagnosed with an intellectual disability across the lifespan
The IDDRC is funded by a 5 year grant from The National Institutes of Health