North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities

Welcome to NDCPD's website. Our site has a new look created for today's technology and based on results from a survey conducted with people with disabilities.  NDCPD hopes you find our site informational and easy to navigate.  NDCPD is always interested in opinions and feedback; satisfaction survey. NDCPD is a University Center of Excellence on Developmental Disabilities, Education, Research and Services located at Minot State University. It is part of a network of similar programs at universities (UCEDD) throughout the United States.

ASTEP - Kayla, a MSU elementary education major and her experience as a mentor for the ASTEP program and NDCPD's Disabilities Studies class.




Advancing Students Toward Education and Employment Program (ASTEP) will help young adults with intellectual disabilities, living in rural communities, transition into post-secondary education, resulting in improved employment opportunities and greater life skills and self-determination.


“Today’s grant will support better outcomes for our state’s youth who live with intellectual disabilities and help them to have a higher quality of life and more independence,” Senator John Hoeven said.









Tele-intervention in an Early Intervention Home Visitation Program: A Pilot Study

(PDF - 527kb)


Open Enrollment has begun for the National Health Insurance Marketplace. Get more Information from the ND Navigator Project website or visit them on Facebook.  Appointments are available for assistance now through December 31st, 2015.


Kevin and Paula Burckhard have been named the 2015 North Dakota Angels in Adoption.

(learn more... KXNEWS news story)



ND Disability Health II Collaborates with other NDCPD Projects to Increase Emergency Preparedness

(more information - pdf 1830kb)



In 1990 the North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities partnered with Minot State University.  This year they celebrate 25 years of operations.

NDCPD   Memorial Hall   500 University Ave West   Minot, ND 58707   1-800-233-1737



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