2013

Center Publishes 8th Edition of Guidelines

The 8th edition of our internationally known publication, “Guidelines: How to Write and Report About People with Disabilities,” is now available. Read more in the stories from the Life Span Institute and KU News.


Director of USICD Visits Center, Gives Public Lecture

David Morrissey, Executive Director of the U.S. International Council on Disabilities (USICD), visited the RTC/IL in October 2013 in conjunction with a presentation he made at the Dole Institute of Politics. Read more.


Center Mourns Longtime Colleague

Linda Gonzales collaborated with the RTC for the past 30 years.Read more.


Center Researchers Publish Articles

Glen White co-authored "Participatory Action Research Designs in Applied Disability and Rehabilitation Science: Protecting Against Threats to Social Validity" with Tom Seekins (University of Montana). The article appeared in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, January 2013.

Amanda Reichard and Michael Fox published “Using population-based data to examine preventive services by disability type among dually eligible (Medicare/Medicaid) adults” in Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 6, Issue 2, April 2013.

Amalia Monroe-Gulick, Megan O’Brien and Glen White published “Librarians as Partners: Moving from Research Supporters to Research Partners” in the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) annual conference proceedings. Monroe-Gulick presented the paper at the April 2013 ACRL conference.


"Bridging Meeting" Connects Research to Policy and Practice

Research can more effectively improve the lives of people with disabilities when researchers, practitioners and policymakers share information and goals. To build these connections, the RTC on Community Living hosted a "Bridging Meeting." Read more.


Nary Honored for Student Advising

Congratulations to Dot Nary for receiving the Ann Eversole Advisor of the Year Award at KU. The award recognizes her service as advisor to AbleHawks and Allies, a student group that raises awareness of disability issues at KU. The honor was presented at the Jayhawk Choice Awards ceremony on Apr. 24, 2013, sponsored by the Student Involvement Leadership Center.


Nary Presents Visitability Research at KU Forum

Dot Nary presented her research on home visitability at a KU forum called "Red Hot Research" on Mar. 14. Read more.


Reichard Publishes Paper About Preventive Health Services

Amanda Reichard and Mike Fox published “Using population-based data to examine preventive services by disability type among dually eligible (Medicare/Medicaid) adults” in Disability and Health Journal. The article is available online as of Feb. 4 and will appear in the April print issue.


White Publishes Paper About Participatory Action Research

RTC research partner Tom Seekins and Center director Glen White published "Participatory Action Research Designs in Applied Disability and Rehabilitation Science: Protecting Against Threats to Social Validity" in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol. 94, no. 1, 2013, pp. S20–9, January 2013.


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