NH Leadership meeting

Areas of Emphasis

The IOD aligns its projects and strategic initiatives with current and emerging national, regional, and state priorities related to individuals with disabilities. A majority of IOD grants and programs are concentrated within the following areas:
Assistive Technology, Community Living & Employment, Health & Genetics, Inclusive Early Care & Education, and Behavioral Health & Wellness.


Dr. Therese Willkomm Demonstrates an iPhone App

The IOD works to increase access to Assistive Technology at UNH, in NH, and across the United States.

Behavioral Health & Wellness

Two students in front of RENEW What to Expect map

Initiatives that focus on mental health, substance misuse, and the systems and services that support individual social and emotional wellness in our schools and communities.

Community Living & Employment

Participants in Age of Champions Event

The IOD provides systems-change efforts related to adults and long-term care including employment, housing, transportation, person-centered planning, aging, and direct care.

Health &

Child Receives Exam at SCDC

Health initiatives at the IOD aim to improve the health and social well-being of those with inherited (genetic) disorders and other disabilities.

Inclusive Early Care & Education

Students Reading with Teacher

The IOD partners with educators, administrators, and policy makers to ensure that every student is a fully participating member of the classroom.