Presentations

Project SEARCH and HealthMatters Program 2019 Webinar Series: Employment, Health, and Wellness

Please mark your calendars for the upcoming webinars. Webinars will be recorded and archived. These webinars are open to anyone with an interest in employment, transition, health, and wellness for people with developmental disabilities.  These webinars are hosted by the HealthMatters TM Program in partnership with Project SEARCH® and funded by The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Developmental …

Project SEARCH and HealthMatters Program 2019 Webinar Series: Employment, Health, and Wellness Read More »

Healthy Relationships and Healthy Sexuality for People with Developmental Disability

RRTCDD 2016/17 Fall/Winter Health and Wellness Series Presenter: Susan Kahan, MA, LCPC (skahan@uic.edu) Play recording (1 hr 4 min) Download Sexuality and Healthy Relationships PowerPoint Presentation  Thursday, January 19, 2017 3:00pm | Eastern Daylight Time Presenter Biosketch: Susan is the clinical staff at the University of Illinois at Chicago Developmental Disability Family Clinics, Susan, provides individual and …

Healthy Relationships and Healthy Sexuality for People with Developmental Disability Read More »

Missouri AAIDD

2018 SPRING WORKSHOPS FEATURING Jasmina Sisirak, PhD, MPH and Beth Marks, PhD, RN, FAAN Developers of the HealthMatters Program Download 2018-Spring-Conference-Health-Matters flyer for more information.

RRTCDD and The Arc 2018 Health and Wellness Webinar Series

Introducing six new webinars hosted by The Arc and made possible through The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Developmental Disabilities and Health (RRTCDD). RRTCDD has made significant contributions to advance research and practice across the lifespan for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families. We hope these webinars will give attendees useful …

RRTCDD and The Arc 2018 Health and Wellness Webinar Series Read More »

Health Promotion in Community Based Organizations: Understanding the Needs and Capacity
Jasmina Sisirak, PhD, MPH and Beth Marks, PhD, RN, FAAN
May 17th, 2018

Webinar 5: Health Promotion in Community Based Organizations: Understanding the Needs and Capacity 3:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time Register for Webinar Presenters: Jasmina Sisirak, PhD, MPH (jsisirak@uic.edu) and Beth Marks, PhD, RN (bmarks1@uic.edu) Abstract: Focusing only on motivating individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) to change their behaviors oftentimes results in many people returning to unhealthy …

Health Promotion in Community Based Organizations: Understanding the Needs and Capacity
Jasmina Sisirak, PhD, MPH and Beth Marks, PhD, RN, FAAN
May 17th, 2018
Read More »

Anxiety and Depression in Adults with IDD: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Applications
Kelly Hsieh, PhD and Haleigh Scott, PhD
April 19th, 2018

Webinar 4: Anxiety and Depression in Adults with IDD: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Applications 3:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time Register for Webinar Presenters: Kelly Hsieh, PhD (hsieh@uic.edu) and Haleigh Scott, PhD (hscott8@uic.edu) Abstract: Depression and anxiety are the most frequent mental disorders in adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). People with IDD may experience more …

Anxiety and Depression in Adults with IDD: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Applications
Kelly Hsieh, PhD and Haleigh Scott, PhD
April 19th, 2018
Read More »

Partnering to Transform Healthcare with People with IDD
Tamar Heller, PhD and Sarah Ailey, PhD, RN, CDDN, APHN-BC
March 15th, 2018

Webinar 3: Partnering to Transform Healthcare with People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Thursday, March 15, 2018 Play recording (1 hr 1 min) Handout: Tackling Health Disparities Video: Daphne Ron: Good and Bad Experiences with Health Care Presenters: Tamar Heller, PhD (theller@uic.edu) and Sarah Ailey, PhD, RN, CDDN, APHN-BC (Sarah_H_Ailey@rush.edu) Abstract: Disparities in treatment of people with …

Partnering to Transform Healthcare with People with IDD
Tamar Heller, PhD and Sarah Ailey, PhD, RN, CDDN, APHN-BC
March 15th, 2018
Read More »

Beyond Care Coordination: Cross-Systems Care Integration for Adults with IDD
Betty Geer, DNP, RN, CPNP · Brystal Karber, BA · Nichole Guerra, DBA
February 15th, 2018

RRTCDD and The Arc 2018 Health and Wellness Webinar Series Webinar 2: Beyond Care Coordination: Cross-Systems Care Integration for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 3:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time PLAY RECORDING (1 hr 6 min) Download Presentation Slides Abstract: This presentation will define a new experimental role known as the Care Integration Specialist and explain …

Beyond Care Coordination: Cross-Systems Care Integration for Adults with IDD
Betty Geer, DNP, RN, CPNP · Brystal Karber, BA · Nichole Guerra, DBA
February 15th, 2018
Read More »

Health of Parents with Disabilities
Susan Parish, PhD, MSW
January, 18th, 2018

Webinar 1: Health of Parents with Disabilities Play recording (57 min) View Health of Parents with Disabilities Presentation Handouts Compendium of Health Data Sources for Parents with Disabilities in the United States Rocking the Cradle: Ensuring the Rights of Parents with Disabilities and Their Children Presenter: Susan Parish, PhD, MSW (s.parish@northeastern.edu) Abstract: The health of …

Health of Parents with Disabilities
Susan Parish, PhD, MSW
January, 18th, 2018
Read More »

Congressional Testimony on Aging – Tamar Heller

Tamar Heller, RRTCDD director, gave testimony before the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging on October 25, 2017. Her testimony addressed a number of issues facing older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities including changes in health and health promotion, support for family caregivers, and retirement options. Download Full Testimony. For a video of …

Congressional Testimony on Aging – Tamar Heller Read More »