New Paid Leave Research Briefs

New Paid Leave Research Briefs

The FSRTC and partners have published two new research briefs related to paid leave for caregivers of people with disabilities. These are based on data collected from the Family and Individual Needs for Disability Supports (FINDS) online survey conducted by the...
State of the Science Conference on Family Support Research

State of the Science Conference on Family Support Research

On June 11, 2018, family support researchers, policymakers, program specialists and advocates met in Washington, D.C. to attend the State of the Science Conference on Family Support Research. Attendees represented federal government agencies, research institutes,...
Senate Hearing on the BOLD Alzheimer’s Act

Senate Hearing on the BOLD Alzheimer’s Act

“Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer’s: Reducing Risk, Detecting Early Symptoms, and Improving Data” Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing entitled “Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer’s: Reducing...
IASSIDD: Family Special Interest Group sponsored events

IASSIDD: Family Special Interest Group sponsored events

The International Association of the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities IASSIDD Families Special Interest Group (SIRG) is inviting attendees of the Europe IASSIDD Congress in Athens to consider attending the following Family SIRG sponsored events during the...
The Arc Releases FSRTC State Coalitions Report

The Arc Releases FSRTC State Coalitions Report

(Excerpt from the report) Family members provide the majority of support to people with disabilities across their lifespan. Family members often play the primary role in raising children and youth with disabilities, provide a broad range of supports to adult family...