Family Support Research & Training Center


FSRTC Releases Strategic Research Plan on Families of People with Disabilities


The Family Support Research and Training Center (FSRTC) has just released Research on Family Caregiving Support in the United States: A Strategic Research Plan. This report provides a road map for future research on family support for families of people with disabilities and who are aging.

Promising Practices in Family Support Across the Lifespan


FSRTC releases an initial list of family support Promising Practices. Identifying Promising Practices in the area of Family Support is an effective way to translate knowledge across local settings and states

About the Family Support Research and Training Center

The FSRTC team at UIC Institute for Disability and Human Development

The Family Support Research and Training Center (FSRTC) is a collaboration of researchers and organizations who are focused on synthesizing and generating knowledge about the needs and experiences of families who provide support to children and adults with disabilities across the life course… Read more.

People with Disabilities on Family Support

Family composed of members of different ethnicities

Hear from people with disabilities as they give insight on how their siblings support them and discuss ways on how family support could be improved. See the videos »

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