Jennifer Rabalais Named Co-Director of the Center on Aging and Community Living

DURHAM, N.H. – The Center on Aging and Community Living (CACL), a collaboration between the Institute on Disability (IOD) and the Institute for Health Policy and Practice (IHPP) at the University of New Hampshire, has announced that Jennifer Rabalais, will be its new Co-Director. She has served as the lead of the CACL communications committee, assisted CACL branding efforts, and supports the NH Alliance for Healthy Aging. 

Kathy Bates Honored at the NH Leadership Series 30th Anniversary Celebration

DURHAM, N.H. – On Friday, April 6, 2018, the NH Leadership Series celebrated their 30th Anniversary at Fratello’s in Manchester, NH. During the celebration, Kathy Bates received the Brianna Dillon Leadership Award.

The most successful event thus far, more than 140 alumni, families, and supporters joined to celebrate 30 years of making an impact in New Hampshire, participate in fun raffle games, catch up with classmates, and raised more than $15,000 to support future years of NH Leadership.

Now Accepting Submissions for the 2019 IOD Calendar


We are currently inviting artists to submit artwork to be considered for the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire’s 2019 Calendar. Since 2000 we have produced an incredible, full-color calendar that reaches across the world. Featuring 13 original works of art coupled with inspirational quotes, the IOD’s 2019 Calendar is a wonderful opportunity to share your talent on a global scale.

Here are some simple submission guidelines for artists to follow:

nTIDE April 2018 Jobs Report: Tight Labor Market Spurs Unprecedented Job Gains for Americans with Disabilities

Durham, NH – Americans with disabilities added another month of job gains, 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).