New Grant Helps College Students with Disabilities
The RTC/IL has received a three-year $600,000 grant from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research to help community college students with disabilities request the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations they need to succeed in their post-secondary experiences. Read more.
Researchers and Advisors Meet to Plan Knowledge Translation
The RTC on Community Living hosted a retreat for its research partners, Scientific and Consumer Advisory Panel, and IL experts on Sept. 15-16, 2014. Read more.
Housing Infographics Show Barriers for People with Mobility Disabilities
The Center has produced two infographics about housing, based on data from the American Housing Survey. One infographic shows information for the entire U.S., both urban and rural, while the second focuses on rural conditions.
Center Staff Contribute to New Mobility Magazine
Glen White and Dot Nary contributed to a New Mobility feature about air travel for people with disabilities. Read more.
Renault Presents Guidelines to Copy Editors
Val Renault presented “Words of Respect: Speaking of Disability” with KU Journalism Professor Doug Ward at the American Copy Editors Society Conference in March 2014. She highlighted information about objective terminology and portrayal issues from Guidelines: How to Write and Report About People with Disabilities.
Nary Speaks to Student Leadership Group
Dot Nary made a presentation on “Inclusive Leadership: Why People with Disabilities Matter” for the Student Involvement and Leadership Center at the University of Kansas. Read more.
Webcast: Map Your Community's Usability
Attend this free interactive webcast to learn about a new tool to empower consumers. Read More.