At the UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute
Various training and internship opportunities for individuals with disabilities and family members or caregivers are available at the Munroe-Meyer Institute as well as community training opportunities.
- Project Search Job Training
Unpaid internship opportunities to help individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities gain knowledge and skills which could potentially lead to paid employment.
- Nebraska Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders (LEND) Program
Interdisciplinary leadership training for preservice graduate students, postdoctoral interns, practicing professionals and disability and family advocates, as well as undergraduate students in pipeline programs.
- State Disability Leadership Seminars
An annual series of community trainings held across the state involving Nebraska disability leaders on promoting leadership and advocacy skills targeting persons with disabilities, family members and concerned citizens.
- University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service (UCEDD)
The core functions of a UCEDD are to provide pre-service preparation and continuing education, services (including technical assistance, community education, and direct services), research and information dissemination. The UCEDD at MMI offers many projects that support people with disabilities and their families and caregivers.
Additional opportunities available across the state of Nebraska
“DHHS Internet Website - Developmental Disabilities.” Training, Nebraska Division of Developmental Disabilities
The Division provides a variety of on-line training for people with developmental disabilities and others who are interested in developmental disabilities.
"Disabilities and ADA." Nebraska Library Commission
The Nebraska Library Commission offers links to a variety of ADA information.
"Down Syndrome Alliance Calendar of Events." Down Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands
Down Syndrome Alliance Calendar of Events.
“DSES.” Down Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands
The Down Syndrome Education Series is held monthly at the University of Nebraska of Omaha.
“Learning Disabilities Association of America.” Learning Disabilities Association of America
The Learning Disabilities Association of America provides information and resources for people with learning disabilities, their families, educators, and other professionals.
“Nebraska Library Commission.” Nebraska Library Commission
The Commission is responsible for the statewide promotion, development and coordination of library services. In fulfilling these functions the Commission works with all types of libraries – public, school, college and university, special and institutional libraries. Some of the Commission’s services are provided directly to the public and to state government personnel.
“Resources.” About Us | UCP of Nebraska
United Cerebral Palsy resource guide. Sources range from non-profits, government agencies and for profit companies.
“Values-Based Programs.” Disability Rights Nebraska
Social Role Valorization is a way of recognizing how people with disabilities are marginalized and devalued by society. The training offers tools for increasing the value of their role. Training is offered periodically. The site will be updated as dates are set up.