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Golisano Institute Partners

The Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing is proud to have multiple partnerships with impactful organizations in our local community, as well as throughout the United States and internationally.


Local Partners

Heritage Christian Services

We partner with Heritage Christian Services to help support and advocate for the direct care professionals who care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Hillside Family of Agencies

We work with Hillside to help provide individualized training and education to better serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Mary Cariola Center

We partner with the Mary Cariola Center to deliver creative educational initiatives to help transform the lives of people with IDD, focusing on youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


National Partners

University of Illinois at Chicago

We collaborate with the Health Matters Program, which is part of the College of Applied Health Sciences, Department of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago to continually engage with community partners in training and education to help improve the health of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


International Partners

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT)

Through our interprofessional collaboration on curriculum development, WIT helps us to fulfill our mission of becoming the standard of excellence on education in the field of IDD Nursing.

University of Maribor, Slovenia School of Health Sciences

Through this international collaboration, we gain knowledge of contemporary issues facing individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities on a wider, global level, thereby increasing our global reach.

Medical University of Lublin, Department of Nursing

Building on our global reach, this collaboration in Poland continues to further advocate for the health of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.