DURHAM, NH - The Institute on Disability (IOD) at the University of New Hampshire has been selected to participate in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Financial Empowerment: Focus on People with Disabilities 2017 Cohort. It is one of 30 organizations across the United States selected to participate.
October 12, 2017 from 3:00-4:00 EST
This session will focus on the importance of authentic youth voice to improve school climate. Two strategies for the development of youth leadership will be showcased: 1) Including youth on school-level Multi-tiered System of Support Teams, and, 2) the mission of YouthMOVE, a youth-led organization, to develop youth leadership and peer to peer supports focused on helping youth with lived behavioral health experiences to find their voices and effect change in multiple contexts, including as school climate leaders.
Grants will help improve and increase job opportunities, quality of home and community-based services for Granite Staters who experience disabilities
WASHINGTON – Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan today announced three grants that will help build a more inclusive New Hampshire by improving job opportunities and increasing and strengthening the quality of home and community-based services for Granite Staters who experience disabilities.
Mr. Connolly Has ALS documents a high school principal who is embraced by his community as he continues to lead the school, despite rapidly losing his abilities due to the debilitating effects of ALS.
DURHAM, N.H. – On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu presented Dr. Therese Willkomm with a 2017 Governor’s Accessibility Award. This award honors those who embody the spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Dr. Willkomm received it for her work as the director of the Assistive Technology in New Hampshire program.
Learn effective practices to teach children with special needs and receive specialized instruction in Assistive Technology at the University of New Hampshire. Prepare for a variety of careers working with children and families from birth to 3rd Grade.
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Originally Published in the UNH College of Health & Human Services September Newsletter
NH-ME Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Program trainees and faculty recenty had a kick-off "Meet and Greet" on 9/8 at the Elliott Alumni Center. LEND trainees are selected from a variety of disciplines at UNH, University of Maine, and community settings to participate in this 300-hour graduate-level, interdisciplinary, leadership training program.
Welcome NH-ME LEND 2018 Cohort!
On September 8th and 9th the NH-ME faculty and staff from Dartmouth, UNH and UMaine welcomed the 2018 cohort of NH-ME LEND Trainees. Seventeen trainees from New Hampshire and six from Maine will engage in 300-hours of didactic, clinical and leadership training.
Durham, NH –As we celebrate Labor Day, the job news remains upbeat 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).
On June 22, 2017, Center for START Services Director, Joan Beasley, PhD, completed an intensive, four-day Leadership Academy in Santa Fe, New Mexico.