CMS Releases its Person and Family Engagement Strategy

CMS Releases its Person and Family Engagement Strategy

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has been engaged in transforming the nation’s health care delivery system to deliver better health outcomes. The CMS Quality Strategy (2015), which incorporated work to shift Medicare from fee-for-service provided...
Let’s talk lobbying and advocacy!

Let’s talk lobbying and advocacy!

From the National Alliance for Caregiving Join LCAO’s Community Service Committee, the Alliance for Justice, and the National Alliance for Caregiving for webinar on legal tips for nonprofit aging/disability advocates! We’re excited to invite you to join us...
Best Practices in Managed Care for People with IDD

Best Practices in Managed Care for People with IDD

Researchers at the Department of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago have been working for many years with the State of the States Project through a subcontract from the University of Colorado (CU). In the past they have...
Autism Seed Grant Deadline Extended to November 30

Autism Seed Grant Deadline Extended to November 30

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