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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Research Brief: Caregiver Differences Across Race and Ethnicity

Research Brief: Caregiver Differences Across Race and Ethnicity

OVERVIEW For this report, we looked at caregivers’ self-reported mental, physical, or financial strain. We analyzed data from the 2015 Caregiving in the U.S. survey. The purpose of this report was to look at self-reported caregiver outcome differences across race and...

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Webinar on 10/2: Taking Research to Action on Future Planning

Webinar on 10/2: Taking Research to Action on Future Planning

The Family Support Research and Training Center (FSRTC) and The Arc’s Center for Future Planning recently piloted two types of future planning interventions for professionals who work with adults with disabilities and their families. The two projects were conducted...

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RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council

RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council

We are excited to announce that Joe Caldwell, Ph.D., Co-PI of UIC Family Support and Research Center (FSRTC) and director of the Community Living Policy Center, Lurie Institute for Disability Policy, Brandeis University was appointed to the new RAISE Family Caregiving...

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