Departments

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The ARRT on Employment is a postdoctoral training program sponsored by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). The program develops researchers who are highly qualified to use survey and administrative data to investigate research questions related to the employment of people with disabilities through informal and classroom training, as…
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The Center on Aging and Community Living (CACL) is a collaboration between The Institute on Disability (IOD) and The Institute for Health Policy and Practice (IHPP) at The University of New Hampshire (UNH). These two institutes have been actively engaged in projects related to aging and long term care for many years. Jointly, the IOD and IHPP provide ongoing support to the Bureau of…
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The Charting the LifeCourse framework was developed by families to help individuals with disabilities and families at any age or stage of life develop a vision for a good life, think about what they need to know and do, identify how to find or develop supports, and discover what it takes to live the lives they want to live. The framework and tools will help you organize your ideas,…
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IOD staff are engaged in evaluation efforts for Community Collaborations to Strengthen and Preserve Families (CCSPF) which establishes an integrated continuum of family support, with community-based services such as mental health and substance misuse treatment, economic supports, home visiting, and educational programs, to prevent child abuse and neglect and ultimately reduce the number of…
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The Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire, the NH Bureau of Developmental Services, and the NH Council on Developmental Disabilities will be piloting this project for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs).
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UNH Institute on Disability, Disabilities Rights Center-NH, and the New Hampshire Council on Developmental Disabilities collaborate to distribute a bi-annual publication to educate community members and policymakers about the latest research, advocacy, policy, and practice. 
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The mission of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC) is to narrow and actively bridge the divide between the producers and end users of disability statistics, thereby supporting better data collection, more accurate information, better decision-making, more effective programs, and better lives for people with…
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Staying Safe at Work Training The Staying Safe at Work training is a curriculum for teaching workers with intellectual and developmental disabilities about health and safety on the job. View upcoming trainings For assistance implementing the Staying Safe at Work Curriculum: Contact Us
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The first edition of Integrated Mental Health Treatment Guidelines for Prescribers in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities was made possible with funding from the WITH Foundation. Content developed as part of this project is provided at no-cost. Thank you to all of our project contributors, focus group respondents and participants. Following review and use of the IDD-MH Prescriber…
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Nearly 30 years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed to prevent discrimination against people with disabilities in education and employment. Individuals with disabilities now comprise about 12% of college students, which matters because educational attainment is associated with gainful employment. Although the employment gap between people with and without disabilities…
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The 2017 Kessler Foundation National Employment and Disability Survey: Supervisor Perspectives (KFNEDS:SP) identifies ways that employers strive to hire and retain employees with disabilities by utilizing different approaches to successfully avoid or overcome barriers.  This research generates actionable information to support the adoption of promising practices across the country. Following the…
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The NH Living Well (LW) Quality Frameworks grant focuses on utilizing strong and long-lasting partnerships with self-advocates, direct support professionals, state agencies, providers, families, and advocacy organizations to improve the supports and services for people with disabilities within the state. Recent Highlights Dream Big: Tools for Supporting Individual Choice & a Robust…
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The National Center for START Services® (NCSS) is an initiative that works to strengthen efficiencies and service outcomes for people with IDD and mental health needs in the community. The National Center was established at the University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability in 2011 to provide technical assistance, clinical expertise, training, and consultation services that…
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The goal of this project is to give case managers and service coordinators across New Hampshire the tools they need to deliver high-quality, person-centered services that ensure equal experiences for the people they support. The project will assess current training, recommend areas to improve training, and develop  and host specific training content and a case management training platform.…
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New Hampshire’s Disability and Health Program (DHP) is collaborating with the Granite YMCA to utilize National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability's inclusive Community Implementation Process (NiCIP) to mobilize an Inclusive Health Coalition to implement, monitor, and evaluate an inclusion plan in Manchester and Goffstown, NH. Members of the IHC include a self-…
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Providing Hope for NH Youth with Emotional or Behavioral Challenges and Their Families Wraparound is a youth- and family-driven process that supports children or youth (birth - age 21) with significant emotional or behavioral challenges and their families. Wraparound brings together a community-based team to support the family by developing and monitoring a plan of care that builds…
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The New Hampshire Leadership Series has been a pivotal change experience for family members and adults with disabilities by providing state-of-the-art information and strategies to effect change on disability-related issues locally and across the state.
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Accessible Research Ethics Education for Community Research Partners provides community research partners disability-accessible education in ethical issues in social and behavioral research.
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  The mission of UNH-4U is to support students with intellectual disability to achieve academic, life, and career goals.
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