The Center for Disabilities and Development is a part of University of Iowa Children's Hospital dedicated to improving the health and independence of people with disabilities and advancing the community systems on which they rely.

The center has been designated the state's University Center for Excellence on Disabilities and strives to be the state's most trusted resource for health care, training, research, and information for people with disabilities.

Preparing for Your Visit to CDD

Watch the video below to learn more about CDD. Read the Social Stories to learn ways to help your child get ready for their visit. If you want to know which departments offer services, please check out our Referral Form.


The Center for Disabilities and Development