Projects: National resource center on family support

One of the objectives of the Family Support Research and Training Center (FSRTC) is the establishment of a national resource center to implement a vision for policy and practice in family support. The National Resource Center on Family Support provides information to a range of stakeholders including individuals with disabilities, family members, service providers and policy makers through the following activities and projects:


  • Provide technical assistance and distribute information to diverse stakeholders
  • Sponsor State of the Science Conference on Family Support
  • Develop data briefs that synthesize research

 Provide training opportunities for:

  • Aging and Disabilities Resource Center staff and families
  • Organizations through train-the-trainer caregiver interventions
  • Students to prepare for careers related to family support

Technical assistance

  • Sponsor family support coalitions in states to promote collaboration across disability
  • Promote outreach to siblings and sibling support organizations
  • Establish a clearinghouse of information