ASAN Publishes Community Living Summit Resources

ASAN Publishes Community Living Summit Resources

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) held a self-advocate summit in May 2019. Self-advocates discussed community living, what types of supports are needed, what self-determination and community inclusion means and marginalizing experiences, among other things....
Connecticut Passes Generous Family Paid Leave Law

Connecticut Passes Generous Family Paid Leave Law

On June 3, 2019, the Huffington post reported that the Connecticut state legislature recently passed the most generous paid family leave legislation in the nation. Governor Ned Lamont has stated he would sign the bill. These are some of the features of the bill:...
NARIC Highlights Parents Taking Action Study

NARIC Highlights Parents Taking Action Study

Recently, the National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC) highlighted the work of PIs Sandy Magaña and Kristina López entitled, Parents Taking Action: A New Program to Empower Latinx Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. This was an evaluation of...
New Family Support Research Infographics

New Family Support Research Infographics

FSRTC and The Arc have just released three new infographics that clearly communicate the results of new research on family support: Improving support for older adults with I/DD who have dementia and their families Understanding family caregiver’s experiences with...
Dr. Sandy Magaña to speak at Northwestern University

Dr. Sandy Magaña to speak at Northwestern University

Dr. Sandy Magaña, PI for the Family Support Research and Training Center (FSRTC) and a former Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will be speaking at the 5th Annual 2019 CSD Connect Conference, Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder: Clinical,...
New Scholarly Article on Parents Taking Action Published

New Scholarly Article on Parents Taking Action Published

The FSRTC team is proud to announce a new article on Parents Taking Action was recently published online. The article by authors Kristina Lopez, Sandra Magaña, Miguel Morales and Emily Illand is entitled Parents Taking Action: Reducing disparities through a culturally...