Finding My Path

Everyone has a different story. I want to tell you what brought me here, and how I became a part of the progressive movement in New Hampshire.

For most of my life I thought I had no control over what went on outside my front door. My family did not have a history of civic engagement. My mom had bipolar disorder. Back then the stigma around mental health conditions was much worse, so it was always a big secret that we hid from others.

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.