Current Research Projects
RTC/PICL investigates the effectiveness of evidence-based interventions that modify home environments and enhance the personal skills of people with disabilities as a way to increase their community participation.
This center develops evidence-based programs, policies and practices to further community living among people with disabilities.
This project is designed to help community college students with disabilities request the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations they need to succeed in their post-secondary experiences.
This research identifies the personal and environmental factors that support resilience in people with disabilities who live in rural communities.
We are partnering with KU's Center for Research on Aging and Disability Options (CRADO) to develop a Medicaid Functional Eligibility Instrument (MFEI) for the state of Kansas, along with a training program for assessors.
We are partnering with two other KU disability research centers to improve the health of individuals with disabilities by increasing access to programs and removing barriers to services designed to promote healthy living.
The Center is working with other organizations to improve employment opportunities for Kansans with disabilities through a grant from United Healthcare.