Welcome to the Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities
The Institute was established in 2001 by the Board of Regents of the University of Colorado System. Its establishment was made possible by a generous endowment from William (Bill) and Claudia Coleman. Our mission is to catalyze and integrate advances in science, engineering, and technology to promote the quality of life and independent living of people with cognitive disabilities. The Institute is actively engaged in supporting research, development, dissemination, and education in cognitive disabilities on all campuses of the University of Colorado: in Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver, and at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. We are committed to providing scientific, technological, and public policy leadership to strengthen the voice of persons with cognitive disabilities and their families in our society.
Bill Coleman has posted the fouteenth in an ongoing series of commentaries on The Declaration.
Renee Pietrangelo has posted the thirteenth in an ongoing series of commentaries on The Declaration.
Dan Davies has posted the twelfth in an ongoing series of commentaries on The Declaration.
Peter Blanck has posted the eleventh in an ongoing series of commentaries on The Declaration.
"Models of Excellence in Dual Diagnosis that Shape the Future (IDD/MI)"
November 12 - 14, 2014
San Antomio, Texas
The Coleman Institute has endorsed the goals of the Six Goals By 2015 initiative, promoting the achievement of 6 goals for people with disabilities in each of 6 categories by the end of 2015.
14th Annual Coleman Institute National Conference on Cognitive Disability and Technology and the Coleman Institute and ANCOR Technology Showcase
October 9th, 2014
October 10, 2014
September 30 - October 2, 2014
New Orleans, LA
- Search our Cognitive Technology Database, a research bibliography.
- Read the article published in Inclusion [pdf] to learn more about why and how this declaration came to be. The article was written by David Braddock, professor of psychiatry and director of the University of Colorado's Coleman Institute, with four co-authors associated with the Coleman Institute.
- Frequently Asked Questions about the Declaration of The Rights of People with Cognitive Disabilities to Technology and Information Access
- Browse a selected list of articles and presentations by David Braddock PhD.
- Find out more about the National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research [NIDRR] and Coleman Institute sponsored Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for the Advancement of Cognitive Technologies, RERC-ACT.
- Overview of Emerging Technologies and Cognitive Disability [pdf]