The Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies

Maine’s University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)

A Look Back: Our First Twenty-Five Years of Community Inclusion and Innovation (1992-2017)

Since 1992, the University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies has worked in partnership with people with disabilities, families, state and local government agencies, community providers and others on projects that provide education, training, technical assistance, service, research, and information sharing to support full lives for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Please click on the following links (or those above) to learn more about our History (Center Directors, former faculty and staff, Community Advisory Committee members past and present, and historical timelines); Our People (photos, bios and reflections from current faculty and staff); or to view a Photo Gallery (by decade).

Collage of CCIDS faculty and staff through the years.