Education and Training

The WVU CED provides education and training opportunities to University students, pre-licensed and practicing professionals, individuals with disabilities, family members, disability advocates and policy makers. The CED aims to change the landscape of disability education through:

  1. Training and technical support for individuals with disabilities and their families
  2. Continuing education for professionals
  3. Interdisciplinary pre-service preparation for students

WVU CED Ally Trainings

Highly requested trainings focused on basic information about disabilities are offered virtually, once per month, on a rotating basis. Become a WVU CED Ally by completing all four trainings and get your name/your company’s name included on our WVU CED Ally List. To learn about the trainings and to register, select the titles below.

Follow the links below to learn more about the CED’s educational and training offerings. If you have any questions about trainings or educational opportunities, please reach out to the CED Education Coordinator, Dr. Tori Gilbert:

  • Disability Adovcacy Badge
    Badges in Disability Studies

    Earn micro-credentials in disability inclusion, advocacy and more. Available for students, staff and professionals. WVU affiliation is not a requirement.

  • Brazelton Touchpoints Center logo
    Brazelton Training Center

    Professional training which offers participants a strengths-based approach to support parents of infants and young children. In collaboration with IMPACT WV.

  • CED Ability Grand Rounds

    The WVU CED hosts a variety of state, national and international experts to share information and provide opportunities for discussion. Free monthly webinar series.

  • Healthcare Simulations

    Simulations consist of lecture, simulated disability related cases, virtual simulations, and personal experience discussions with a panel of professionals and individuals with disabilities.

  • Self-Paced Trainings

    The CED offers several self-paced trainings for professionals, students, families and caregivers. These free courses are taken using interactive online modules and can be viewed on both computers and mobile devices.

  • WV LEND Program

    Preparing students, self-advocates, community members, and families to be leaders in the fields of disability education, research, advocacy and policy.