Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Services at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Our services and programs extend to people with disabilities, families, and the community, as well as researchers who study human development and disabilities at Vanderbilt University.

We encorporate an interdisciplinary, multi-faceted approach to bringing positive change to the community by including research and training elements in our services.

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Services for Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Investigators and Members

Research Support

The Core research support units, as established by our role as a Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center, support research by providing services to support cutting-edge research by providing activities that promote collaboration and by attracting new investigators to the field.

University Center For Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service

Many of the programs in the sections above are projects of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.

Free Referral Services Through the Tennessee Disability Pathfinder

Tennessee Disability Pathfinder provides phone, web, and print resources in English and Spanish to connect the Tennessee disability community with service providers. Referral services, free of cost, are provided to persons with disabilities, family members, service providers, and advocates.

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  • Printable Resources and Materials
    Publications include tipsheets, books, brochures, newsletters and more available through the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and its affiliates. If you need materials in an accessible format, please contact or call (615) 322-8240.