Autism Seed Grant Presentation

Autism Seed Grant Presentation

On November 8, 2016, Dr. Sandy Magaña and Miguel Morales held a conference call hosted by Easter Seals on the FSRTC Seed Grant program. An audio recording of the call is available for those who could not attend. Click play on the YouTube video below to listen in! Be...
Family Support Research Agenda: Report is Now Available!

Family Support Research Agenda: Report is Now Available!

FSRTC Releases the Report on the National Campaign to Involve Family Support Stakeholders in Developing a Research Agenda Family members are a primary source of support for people with disabilities across the life course. Parents, siblings and grandparents provide...
America Cares Forum: November 14

America Cares Forum: November 14

Monday, November 14, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time Onsite registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. A new Administration means new opportunities – and just in time! Caregiving for persons living with...
AARP Online Family Caregiving Fair: November 17

AARP Online Family Caregiving Fair: November 17

This information is posted courtesy of FSRTC. This is not an FSRTC sponsored event. Caring for a loved one and need support? AARP can help! Join us for AARP’s next Online Family Caregiving Fair on November 17, 2016 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET. Don’t miss this live...
PTA Autism Seed Grants are Available!

PTA Autism Seed Grants are Available!

Easter Seals and the University of Illinois-Chicago Family Support Research and Training Center (FSRTC) announce the availability of three (3) seed grants in the amount of $5,000 each for community-based organizations to implement Parents Taking Action (PTA), an...
Report: Families Caring for an Aging America

Report: Families Caring for an Aging America

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine have released a report on what is known about family caregivers of older adults and policy recommendations to address their needs and minimize barriers in caregiving. Although much has been researched and...