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Educational Opportunities

About our Academics

The IOD prepares leaders in disability-related fields through university academics. IOD faculty and staff design and implement innovative learning experiences, interdisciplinary teaching models, and programs of study that incorporate universal design principles, include self-advocates’ perspectives, and employ varied instructional methods and formats.

Programs of Study

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The University of New Hampshire, with the support of the IOD, offers a variety of programs of graduate study on essential topics related to disability. These programs of study provide a solid foundation for future leaders in fields related to the lives of individuals with disabilities.

Programs of Study


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IOD Faculty teach courses throughout UNH's many colleges and departments. These courses provide students with current research, best practices, historical insight, and hands-on experience.

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