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).

Just Released – Responsive Practice: Providing Health Care & Screenings to Individuals with Disabilities

The New Hampshire Disability and Public Health (DPH) project’s Responsive Practice training is now available online, on-demand, and is free for a limited time.  Responsive Practice enhances health care providers’ ability to deliver disability-competent care that is accessible to people with intellectual, mobility, and other disabilities.

Ann Donoghue Dillon

Ann Donoghue Dillon has been affiliated with the NH-ME LEND program in different capacities since the program began in 1992.  She has served as a clinic and family coordinator, behavior support specialist, and most recently, as the Core Family Faculty member. She also coordinates off-site clinical placements for the NH-ME LEND program, maintaining strong collaborative partnerships with our NH community partners.

Susan Russell

Susan Russell has been affiliated with the NH-ME LEND program since 2011, first as a LEND trainee in Disability Studies from 2011-2012 and then in her current role as the Maine Interdisciplinary Training Coordinator.

Sara Rainer Receives Rising Star Award at the New Hampshire Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting

DURHAM, N.H. – The Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire congratulates Sara Rainer for receiving the Rising Star Award by the New Hampshire Public Health Association at their Annual Meeting on April 11, 2018.

“In the past few years, Sara has worked tirelessly to translate best practices in including people with disabilities with public health initiatives,” shares Linda Bimbo, Acting Director of the Institute on Disability, “and we are pleased that her hard work is recognized with this award.”