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RRTCDDThe Arc’s HealthMeet project is proud to partner with the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Developmental Disabilities and Health (RRTCDD). Over the past 20 years, RRTCDD has made significant contributions to advance research and practice across the lifespan for people and intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Join the RRTCDD team for a monthly webinar series on disability and health related topics. We hope these webinars will provide useful information and strategies to improve health and community participation among people with IDD.

All Webinars will start at 2pm CST (3pm EST) and will last 60 minutes long.

This project is funded through Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Developmental Disabilities and Health (RRTCDD), United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living (ACL), National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), Grant # 90RT5020-01-00. 

HealthMatters Program Scale-Up: Multi-State Systematic Approach

June 16, 2016
Jasmina Sisirak PhD, MPH and Beth Marks PhD, RN
HealthMatters Scale Up is a unique health promotion research Initiative aimed at improving health and health promotion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) throughout the states of Alaska, Illinois, Kentucky and Missouri. During the webinar we will present key elements of a community academic partnerships with provider organizations, the University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), and the University of Illinois at Chicago HealthMatters Program Team. The goal of the Initiative is to assist provider organizations to developing a comprehensive health promotion programming plan aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles of people with IDD and their paid caregivers. We will discuss the preliminary results related to the training, implementation, and process evaluation of the Initiative.

Register here: HealthMatters Program Scale-Up