Disability Research and Education.
The Donald Beasley Institute is a national, independent, non-profit organisation based in Dunedin, New Zealand.
Established in Dunedin in 1984 the Institute is recognised nationally and internationally as a leader in the field of intellectual disability (learning disability) research.
The Institute also offers evaluation, consultancy, mentoring and postgraduate supervision.
The Donald Beasley Institute has strong links with disabled people and the disability community and takes active steps to develop and maintain these relationships. These on-going associations ensure that research undertaken by the Institute reflects relevant and critical issues.