North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities

Welcome to NDCPD's website. Our site has a new look created for today's technology and based on results from a survey conducted with people with disabilities.  NDCPD hopes you find our site informational and easy to navigate.  NDCPD is always interested in opinions and feedback; satisfaction survey. NDCPD is a University Center of Excellence on Developmental Disabilities, Education, Research and Services located at Minot State University. It is part of a network of similar programs at universities (UCEDD) throughout the United States.

NDCPD Senior Medicaid Patrol - Brenda


ND State Council on Developmental Disabilities - ALL MEETING

May 10, 2017 - 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Ramada in Bismarck, ND


Advocates Leading their Lives (ALL) will meet to discuss safety, the law, your rights, becoming a “better you” and other topics as needed.


This meeting is open to all individuals with a disabilities, their family members, or agency professionals.


The ND State Council on Developmental Disabilities will reimburse you for the cost of your mileage and hotel room on Tuesday night. That means that this event is FREE to attend!
(more info... pdf)



Scholarship Opportunity

Applications are being accepted for the ACCESSScholarship which is sponsored by the North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities (NDCPD) at Minot State University. This scholarship was created to assist students with significant developmental disabilities attending MSU in financing their college experience.

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ASTEP - Advancing Students Toward Education and Employment Program

Is college a possibility for young people  with Intellectual Disabilities? YES! With ASTEP.






ASTEP logo - Advancing Students Toward Education and Employment Program



Employment Opportunities:


Asst Director Position

(more information... pdf)



Fitness for Everyone - Part of the Creating Inclusive Recreational and Fitness Facilities in ND project.

(more info... pdf)



NDCPD Launces First iPad App

The North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities (NDCPD), a Center of Excellence at Minot State University, launched its first iPad application, "Fill Your Plate with Color," an app developed for and tested by individuals with intellectual disabilities. This app teaches the importance of including colorful fruits and vegetables in a healthy diet.


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2017 Web Satisfaction Survey

survey web link












ND Disability-Related Legislation

04/06/2017 (pdf)


Public Testimony Schedule has been posted on the DHS Home Page


DHS Testimony Index


Public Testimony Schedule:


NOTE: Times are subject to change



ADA International Fellowship Program

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ Professional Fellows Division, this program supports 20 mid-career professionals from Brazil, Kenya, Peru, and Tanzania, selected through a competitive process, to participate in a five-week intensive fellowship program at a university-based research and education center for disabilities in the U.S. The program is focused on inclusive education and seeks to strengthen education access for people with disabilities globally.

Read more about the ADA International Fellowship Program (www link)


Meet the 2016-2017 Diversity Fellows (more info... www link)


Bailee Laducer

2016-2017 Diversity Fellow


                         My name is Bailee Jo
                         Laducer, I am 23 years
                         old, a member of the
                         Turtle Mountain Band
                         of Chippewa Indians
                         and I am the youngest
                         of two. I grew up on
                         the Turtle Mountain
                         Indian Reservation
                         located 10 miles south of the Canadian Border.  I graduated  as an honor student from Turtle Mountain Community High School in Belcourt, ND. After Graduation  I went on to complete my Associate of Science degree from Minot State University; radiology technology.


NDCPD   Memorial Hall   500 University Ave West   Minot, ND 58707   1-800-233-1737



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