The mission of Munroe-Meyer Institute, the Nebraska University Center on Disabilities, is to improve the quality of life for persons with disabilities and their families.

  • The Institute provides interdisciplinary family-centered services and supports for consumers and all individuals with disabilities. These services include the development of new and innovative ways to promote inclusion of the individual in the community.
  • The Institute trains individuals and practitioners in the field of developmental disabilities through interdisciplinary educational experiences conducted at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and through outreach training and on-site technical assistance.
  • The Institute conducts basic research in the prevention and amelioration of disabilities, and conducts applied research including program evaluation and the development of model systems to be utilized in communities to enhance inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the community.