Institute on Disability Receives $150,000 contract from the New Hampshire Department of Education for an Inclusive College Program

DURHAM, N.H. - The Institute on Disability (IOD) at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) has been awarded a $150,000 contract from the New Hampshire Department of Education/Vocational Rehabilitation for the UNH-4U program, a new initiative providing an inclusive college experience to students with intellectual disabilities. Through this contract, the UNH-4U program will implement a pilot program in NH for inclusive higher education.

The Institute on Disability Will Evaluate New Hampshire’s newest parental assistance program to strengthen families and communities

DURHAM, N.H. - The Institute on Disability (IOD) at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) has received a 3-year contract from the NH Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to provide evaluative support for the new Community Collaborations to Strengthen and Preserve Families (CCSFP) grant, which will strengthen primary and secondary prevention services efforts.

NH Adults with IDD Need Accessible Diabetes Education and Care

Only 1 in 5 adults with intellectual or developmental disability (IDD) and diabetes gets all recommended diabetes care, which includes regular visits to a health care provider to check on blood sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol, kidney function, and retinal eye exams. The NH Disability & Public Health (DPH) project has published a new Disability in Focus data brief to share strategies to improve the health of people with IDD and diabetes.

nTIDE May 2019 Jobs Report: Job numbers up slightly for Americans with disabilities

Durham, NH – In contrast to recent months, job numbers improved slightly for Americans with disabilities, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD). For people with disabilities, employment is key to achieving independence and fully participating in community life.

The IOD Concord Office is Moving!

The Institute on Disability is excited to announce that its Concord Office will be moving to a new location. The current Concord Office on Old Suncook Road will be closed beginning June 24 and will reopen at its new location at 57 Regional Drive, Unit 8, Concord, NH on July 1, 2019.

This move to a new office will mean newer facilities with more reliable access to technology, increased office and conference room space, and a larger Professional Development Center.

The IOD Concord Office is Moving!

The Institute on Disability is excited to announce that its Concord Office will be moving to a new location. The current Concord Office on Old Suncook Road will be closed beginning June 24 and will reopen at its new location at 57 Regional Drive, Unit 8, Concord, NH on July 1, 2019.

This move to a new office will mean newer facilities with more reliable access to technology, increased office and conference room space, and a larger Professional Development Center.