About CDS

Group Photo: CDS Faculty, Staff, and GAs at the 2018 Assembly Meeting

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About the Center on Disability Studies

The Center on Disability Studies (CDS) is an Organized Research Unit recognized by the University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents responsible for the following:

  • Providing interdisciplinary personnel preparation
  • Conducting community training and outreach
  • Initiating research, demonstration, and evaluation projects
  • Disseminating information on evidence-based practices
  • Serving the university and community to improve the quality of services provided to persons with disabilities