Community Living & Employment

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The IOD’s Community Living priority area has been established as a trusted university-based resource for research, evaluation, and technical assistance for the improvement of knowledge, policies, and practices to guide New Hampshire citizens and policy makers. The Center enhances the IOD’s mission to strengthen communities to assure full access, equal opportunities and full participation for adults with disabilities and those who are aging into and with disabilities.

The Community Living priority area encompasses a broad range of IOD work related to adults; including transition to adult life, employment, housing, transportation, person-centered planning, family leadership, aging, caregivers, assistive technology, and systems change. Priority area staff offer a broad range of expertise to include research and evaluation, model program development, public policy, project management, grant writing, and training and technical assistance. The Center offers well-researched and practical assistance to community and state agency staff; older adults, families and advocates; and policy makers to support thoughtful program and public policy design.

Projects

The IOD runs an ever-changing list of grants and projects related to adults and long-term care including employment, housing, transportation, person-centered planning, aging, and direct care.

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Publications

Explore recent publications related to adults with disabilities and those aging into disabilities.

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Resources

Learn more about organizations and resources in the community that are working to improve the lives of people with disabilities and those aging into disabilities.

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Upcoming Events

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
15

Mental Health Aspects of Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Professional Development Series

6-Session Course for Direct Support Professionals starting February 1st, 2022
Feb
18

nTIDE COVID-19 Updates 2022

National Trends in Disability Employment (or nTIDE) monthly COVID Updates

Featured Resource: NH WIRC

The NH Work Incentives Resource Center (WIRC) is New Hampshire's Online Destination for Information about Benefits Planning and Work Incentives for Individuals with Disabilities

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