NH’s Living Well grant partners developed a new video that focuses on the statement, “I want my DSP to…” for their new training for DSPs entitled, Dream Big: Tools for Supporting Individual Choice & a Robust Community-Based Life.
Concord, NH – The precedent-setting Gubernatorial Town Hall on Disability Issues held on October 13th sparked a lively conversation between candidates Governor Chris Sununu and Senator Dan Feltes who delivered their disability policy platforms, experience, and vision if elected.
Dr. Kelly Nye-Lengerman, Director of the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire, joins the Pinkerton Academy's Community Awareness Podcast to discuss her vision for the future of the Institute on Disability, and how her organization supports the full inclusion of individuals living with a disability in all aspects of community life. Dr.
In September, the IOD’s Disability Compendium (StatsRRTC) was cited in the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights statutory report: Subminimum Wages: Impacts on the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities. The report examines the current implementation of Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, which directs the U.S.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded $80,000 to the Institute on Disability (IOD) for a Capacity Building Project to address this shortage of occupational health and safety training for workers with IDD.
This month we congratulate Rae Sonnenmeier, Ph.D., CCC-SLP on her appointment as Director of the Speech Hearing and Language Clinic within the College of Health and Human Services at the University of New Hampshire.
On September 22, Erica Costa (LEND 2016), virtually pitched her innovative new product, Learn and Lounge, to the Rines Angel Fund at the University of New Hampshire. Founded in 2015, the Rines Angel Fund is a seed-stage venture fund helping high achieving students of all backgrounds and academic disciplines to back exceptional New England Entrepreneurs.
September 25, 2020 at 11:00 AM - Join NAMI New Hampshire, The Granite YMCA, NH Healthy Families, and the Pro Football Hall of Fame, for a special Youth Summit with Governor Chris Sununu. Hear his special message for students and participate in a live interactive Q&A with New England Patriots Hall of Famer Andre Tippett.