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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News and Events

Call for Proposals: The Arc National Convention

People with disabilities, their families, chapters of The Arc staff and volunteers, and others in our field and the business community need innovative solutions that will fuel our motivation and spark our spirit for collaboration.

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CMS Releases its Person and Family Engagement Strategy

When an individual feels their beliefs, desires and culture are considered in their care, they are more likely to follow their care plan. Families who are involved in their relatives’ care can also encourage them to comply with their care plan.

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Let’s talk lobbying and advocacy!

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!

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