Future Planning Seed Grant Webinar

Future Planning Seed Grant Webinar

On November 13, 2017, Easterseals and the University of Illinois-Chicago Family Support Research and Training Center (FSRTC) announced a Request For Applications for community based organizations interested in implementing The Future is Now: A Future Planning Training...
FSRTC and Area Agencies on Aging

FSRTC and Area Agencies on Aging

On Wednesday, November 8th, Sandy Magaña, professor at Steve Hicks School of Social Work at University of Texas at Austin and Co-PI of the Family Support Research and Training Center (FSRTC), presented at the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS)...
New FSRTC Report: Promising Practices

New FSRTC Report: Promising Practices

In November 2017, the Family Support Research and Training Center issued a new report on promising practices in family support.The purpose of this project was to identify and evaluate promising practices in family support across the lifespan. Identification of...
Future Planning Seed Grant

Future Planning Seed Grant

Easterseals and the University of Illinois-Chicago Family Support Research and Training Center (FSRTC) announces a Request For Applications for community based organizations interested in implementing The Future is Now: A Future Planning Training Curriculum for...
Improving Support for America’s Hidden Heroes

Improving Support for America’s Hidden Heroes

The Rand Corporation has released a report that summarizes existing research on caregivers of veterans and lays out a blueprint for future research: In this report, researchers describe elements of a research blueprint to inform future efforts to improve support for...
Parents Taking Action on Univision Chicago

Parents Taking Action on Univision Chicago

On Friday, April 28, 2017, Spanish language television news program Univision News Chicago aired a segment on Parents Taking Action. Click on the link below to watch the report. The segment is in Spanish, so we provided a transcript in English....
How to Start a State Sibling Chapter

How to Start a State Sibling Chapter

The Sibling Leadership Network (SLN) is a national nonprofit dedicated to providing support and information to siblings of people with disabilities across the lifespan. Currently there are 22 state chapters of the SLN with the vision to have a chapter in every state...