In Memoriam: Richard Roberts (UT UCEDD)

July 8, 2016

Dr. Richard N. Roberts, director of the Research and Evaluation Division at the Center for Persons with Disabilities from 1989-2010, passed away June 10, 2016 in Utah. Roberts's career focused on children with special needs and their families. He was the principal investigator of numerous multi-year multi-site projects within the Early Intervention Research Institute, as well as directing many other other state and regional projects. Prior to coming to Utah, Roberts was the director and founder of the Preschool Education Program for Native Hawaiian children in Honolulu.

A memorial service will be held July 29 at 5:00 p.m. at the Logan First Presbyterian Church, 178 West Center, Logan Utah. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Richard's name to the Alzheimer's Association. More information, including a complete obituary and memories from co-workers is available on the CPD blog at