Oakwood/UM-Dearborn Research Partnership

Mission Statement

Oakwood CEF and UM-Dearborn partnership develops, implements, researches, advocates and disseminates the best transdisciplinary inclusive practices for all children, their families and health care and education professionals.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to be a national leader and resource in collaborative medical and educational inclusive best practices impacting all children, families and professionals.

Core Values

We will CREATE and support our Mission and Vision by embracing these Core Values:

Culture of collaboration: We will achieve our vision by aligning medical and educational resources.

Respect uniqueness: We respect the uniqueness of everyone we serve and work with.

Evidence-based excellence: Best practices will be grounded in research.

Accountability: We are responsible for caring out the mission and vision of the collaboration.

Transformational inclusion: Helping others develop inclusion skills, knowledge, practices and ideology is our goal.

Exchange and dissemination: We strive to share what we learn among professionals, disciplines and organizations.