Hub for Diverse Abilities

WELCOME TO THE HUB FOR DIVERSE ABILITIES located at University Hall

The mission of the HANd and its Resource Center- the Hub for Diverse Abilities,  is to serve as an innovative hub that provides community-wide education, connects families and individuals to services and resources, and advocates for acceptance and understanding of autism and neurodiversity.

The resource center is now offering:

  • A lending library of books and materials
  • A lending library of sensory materials
  • Resource navigation assistance
  • Free Make-and-Take materials for schedules, etc.
  • IEP assistance (Thursdays and Friday mornings only)
  • Nutrition assistance (Tuesdays and Fridays)

We hope to offer the following in the near future:

  • Support groups for individuals with Autism or IDD and their support networks

Fall 2021 Hours of Operation*

  • Tuesday 2:30pm - 4:30pm (nutrition counseling)
  • Wednesday 1:00 - 5:00pm
  • Thursday 8:30am - 12:30pm
  • Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm  (nutrition counseling in the afternoon)

* Please note, for the 11/15 - 11/28 time period, the hours will be as follows:

  • Tuesday 11/16    2:30pm - 4:30pm (nutrition counseling)
  • Wednesday 11/17   1:00 - 5:00pm
  • Friday  11/19    2:30am - 4:30pm  (nutrition counseling)

 For further information or to make an appointment, please call 828-262-7557

Location:

400 University Hall Drive, Room 174, Boone NC, 28607

Parking:

Free in spaces marked "visitor"

Contact Information:

Email Address: hand@appstate.edu