Graduate Assistantship in Developmental Disabilities

Come join the Doctoral Training Consortia in Early Childhood Intervention for Infants and Young Children with High-Intensity Needs Because of Significant Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD).

Each student must be accepted and graduate from one of the participating Universities*:

  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Colorado Denver
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Washington
  • University of Hawaii
  • Vanderbilt University

*Students must be in-residence on campus and commit to attending all classes at one of the 10 participating universities. This is a full time in-person doctoral program requiring full-time enrollment in one of the 10 participating universities. Funding is available through tuition waivers and graduate stipends

In addition, all students enrolled in the consortia will participate in monthly webinars; summer intensive seminars; advanced training in research methodologies; and opportunities in advocacy, public policy, and teaching.

For further information please contact Dr. Cristina Wilson at

Visit the University of Connecticut Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities website.