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Our Thematic Areas

The National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) strives to advance the health and well-being of our nation’s most vulnerable populations. Our work with women, children, and people with a range of disabilities and complex disabling conditions positions us as a resource within public health that is unique and vital. Although our efforts are broad and far-reaching, we have identified four critical Center-level thematic areas.


Video: The NCBDDD Story

NCBDDD promotes health and enhances the potential for full, productive living throughout the lifespan.

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Making a Difference

See how NCBDDD’s focus areas are making a difference across the life span.

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