Eunice Kennedy Shriver 

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With inspiration from Eunice Kennedy Shriver and her family, we pursue research, education, and service programs aimed at improving the quality of life for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.




A Rare Combination of Resources

  • IDDRC - Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center
  • UCEDD - University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
  • LEND - Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Other Related Disabilities

For Families

For Researchers

For the Community


The Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center is a unit of the Center for Health Policy and Research (CHPR) in the Commonwealth Medicine division.