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AUCD Administrative Essentials Webinar: Organizational/Structural Models for UCEDDs Part 2

Thursday, July 25, 2024

2:00 - 2:45 PM ET

Location: Zoom

Format: Virtual

The AUCD Community Inclusion Team is excited to announce the next installment in our Summer 2024 Admin Essentials Series where we will be engaging in a part two to the URC’s discussion on organizational and structural models for UCEDDs. Our facilitator will share their experience with organizational and structural models, interactions and dynamics between their UCEDD and the LEND/IDDRC programs co-located within their university, and best practices with blending or braiding of funding. Together, we will explore creative strategies and promising practices across the Network in this area. Register today for the July 25 event.

Where is this session taking place?

This call will take place over zoom-- around our virtual roundtable on Thursday July 25, 2024, from 2-2:45pm ET. 


Who should participate in this meeting? 

This meeting is open to all UCEDD Directors, faculty, and staff.


Please contact AUCD's Community Inclusion Team at [email protected] if you have any questions or would like additional information. 

Topics: University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)

Virtual Event

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Suzannah Iadarola

Suzannah Iadarola

Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities


Suzannah Iadarola, PhD, BCBA-D is a licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences. She is the Director of the Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities in Western New York. Her research and clinical work focuses on programs, services, and advocacy with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), across the life course. With her colleagues, she conducts community-partnered research related to developing, disseminating, and evaluating community interventions to support individuals with IDD and their families. Dr. Iadarola works to collaborate across UCEDD, LEND, and IDDRC administrative and programmatic teams to align resources toward common missions. The programs work together to share resources toward common goals and establish the University of Rochester as a leader in IDD research and care, per the guiding principles of the center. She has previously collaborated in convening a joint retreat for the UCEDD, LEND, and IDDRCs co-located at the University of Rochester. This event focused on identifying and sharing needs and assets across the three programs, and collaboratively developed a model for leadership, decision making, and shared goals.