Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development
The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) has been transforming the lives of children with disabilities and supporting their families through innovative research, clinical services, and research and clinical training for over four decades. It is among the nation's 14 Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Centers and the 67 University Centers for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), which provide model services and technical assistance, training, research, and dissemination. The VKC UCEDD offers more than 40 programs including: Behavior Analysis Clinic, Family Outreach Center, Reading Clinic, School to Adult Transitions Clinic (with Psychiatry), Sibling Supports, Tennessee Disability Pathfinder information and referral, and Camps and Arts. In collaboration with Pediatrics, the VKC offers Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities to prepare graduate-level health professionals.