• UNH-4U student Andrew Strzykalski  wearing a UNH Hat and standing in front of Thompson Hall at UNH

    Learn how UNH-4U is introducing students with intellectual disabilities to campus life.

  • Cover and artwork from IOD's 2022 Calendar

    Help us commemorate 22 years of celebrating diversity through art by pre-ordering IOD's 2022 Calendar! This year's calendar has a fresh new look and features 13 original artworks coupled with inspirational quotes. Order your calendar today for $10.00!

  • Cover Image of AT Book 3

    Therese Willkomm announces her new book "Make Stuff and Love People" - Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes, Book 3! This amazing book has over 1,500 images and 500 QR codes to "how-to" videos and resources for immediate access using any smartphone camera. The book is packed with devices that can be made in minutes for physical, visual, hearing, communication, or other challenges.

  • A slightly overhead perspective of two disabled Black people (a femme wearing compression gloves and a non-binary person in a power wheelchair) holding hands while on sitting across from each other.

    The UNH Institute on Disability has been awarded a $2.8 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to continue the NH Disability and Health Program (DHP) for five more years. DHP is 1 of 10 states using evidence-based strategies to improve the health and quality of life of adults with intellectual, developmental or mobility disabilities.

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    A research team from the Center for START Services at the Institute on Disability at UNH has been approved for a $4.86 million funding award for their study: Evaluation of Telehealth Services on Mental Health Outcomes for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

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Feb
01

Mental Health Aspects of Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Professional Development Series

6-Session Course for Direct Support Professionals starting February 1st, 2022
Feb
04

nTIDE Lunch & Learn Webinars - Season 7

National Trends in Disability Employment (or nTIDE) Lunch & Learn series
Feb
08

Mental Health Aspects of Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Professional Development Series

6-Session Course for Direct Support Professionals starting February 1st, 2022
Feb
09

2022 MTSS-B Tier 2 Team Online Training Series

Nine 2-hour sessions beginning in January 2022, designed for school teams that are ready to support students who are exhibiting concerning behaviors using targeted group interventions
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Solutions in Minutes 3

Therese Willkomm announces her new book "Make Stuff and Love People" - Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes, Book 3! This amazing book has over 1,500 images and 500 QR codes to "how-to" videos and resources for immediate access using any smartphone camera.

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