The mission of the WVU CED is to improve the lives of West Virginians with disabilities by supporting more diverse, inclusive communities.
Nick Davidson is a graduate student at West Virginia University studying sports management. He is also the graduate assistant for the CED Sports Related Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injuries. Read more...
Meet Dale. Based on an intellectual disability and developmental delays, Dale spent much of his childhood and adolescence in Weston State Hospital. Read more...
Association of University Centers on Disabilities
AUCD is a network of interdisciplinary centers advancing policy and practice for and with individuals with developmental and other disabilities, their families, and communities. The CED is part of the national network of university centers that work to build the bridges between the university and the community to better serve individuals with disabilities.
Adults with Disabilities in West Virginia are more likely to:
- • be inactive (47.5%)
- • have high blood pressure (44.9%)
- • smoke (40.7%)
- • be obese (46.9%)
In the United States, 22% of adults have some type of disability.
In West Virginia, 29.8% of adults have some type of disability.