• Image of a Researcher preparing child for EEG study
  • Image of a female psychologist conducting testing with a boy
  • Image of an animated three dimensional view of facial features of a boy
  • Image of an audiologist conducting an evaluation on a young Ecuadorian girl
  • Image of a young woman participating in facial recognition testing using eye tracking equipment
  • Three images of young boy on a swing during a session with a female occupational therapist
  • Image of two brain scans from different views

Welcome to the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

The IDDRC Program at UMass Medical School provides core support and facilities for cohesive, interdisciplinary research and research training to advance efforts to understand, ameliorate, and prevent intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

Featured Investigator

Matthew Goodwin
IDDRC Investigator, Matthew Goodwin, Ph.D.

Dr. Matthew Goodwin is leading a program that investigates applications of emerging technologies to record and analyze environmental events and behavior, including wireless biosensors that allow for ongoing, minimally invasive assessment of physiological variables such as cardiac and electrodermal activity.

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