Thank you for visiting the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Developmental Disabilities and Health (RRTCDD). We aim to give you information on health status, health access, and health behaviors of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), strategies to improve health and function among people with IDD through health promotion activities, and how to improve health care access through integrated care practices. In addition we have information on developmental disabilities across the lifespan, disability friendly environments, and caregiver support.
Improving health through health promotion and health care access. Impacting lives for a healthier tomorrow.
Upcoming Presentations and Conferences
Project Sidewalk: Mapping Accessibility Through Google Street ViewShow details
The NIDILRR-funded Mid-Atlantic ADA Regional Center will host a webinar, Project Sidewalk: Mapping Accessibility Through Google Street View,
May 15th, 12:30-1pm ETPresenters will discuss Project Sidewalk, where volunteers reviewed the accessibility of streets and sidewalks in Washington, DC. The presenters will also discuss how the collected data is shared and used to develop new accessibility-friendly mapping tools, to train machine learning algorithms to automatically assess accessibility, and to create better transparency about accessible infrastructure. Registration is free and required.
- HealthMatters Program Scale-Up
- Impact of Managed Care
- Longitudinal Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disability Study
- National Health Outcomes Indicators
- Reducing Obesity through POWERS
Department of Disability and Human Development (DHD)
College of Applied Health Sciences (CAHS)
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
1640 West Roosevelt Road, M/C 626
Chicago, Illinois 60608-6904
800-996-8845 (V); 800-526-0844 (Chicago Relay Access)
Funded by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living (ACL), National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) Grant # 90RT5020-03