Concord filmmaker’s work explores ALS

PORTSMOUTH — The 2017 New Hampshire Film Festival, happening this weekend at various locations around downtown Portsmouth, will screen many features, documentaries and short films. One film that fits both the short and documentary categories is the film festival premiere of New Hampshire resident, Dan Habib’s “Mr. Connolly Has ALS,” showing as part of a block on the Thursday schedule.

Did You Know? One in Three NH Adults with Cognitive Limitations Experiences Obesity

With appropriate supports, people with intellectual & developmental disabilities (IDD) can achieve and maintain healthy lifestyles. In a new graphic data brief, the New Hampshire Disability & Public Health Project describes options to help people with IDD to be as healthy as possible. Learn more about program and policy options by downloading the brief at  www.nhdisabilityhealth.org.

The Center on Inclusive Education Receives a Five-Year Grant to Support Social Relationships Among Students With and Without Disabilities

Thank you to TusaRebecca and Stephen Pannucci for their five-year gift to the Center on Inclusive Education (CIE) to promote friendships and social relationships among students with and without disabilities.

Just Released: 2017 Disability Statistics Compendium

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC) at the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (IOD) released its 2017 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium at a February 13, 2018 event at the National Academies of Science in Washington, DC. The Compendium pulls together disability statistics on a variety of topics from numerous US federal agencies.