Academic Training

Students, many with disabilities, who are committed to the philosophy of Independent Living are recruited to join the RTC/IL and to earn graduate degrees while they participate in research and development. 

Several students have entered the University of Kansas Applied Behavioral Science graduate program and joined the Research Group on Rehabilitation and Independent Living (RGRIL) to work on RTC/IL projects, receiving stipends for their work. Often, their project work counts toward academic program requirements.

We've been hard at work looking for ways to increase employment for people with disabilities. Read the recent repor…

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Read the long-range plan for 2013-17 from our funder, the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research(NIDRR). 

Informational Webinar for NIDRR's Long-Range Plan 
On this webpage you will find a recorded webinar, transcript, presentation slides, and audio from webinars about the LRP.

Read All About Us!

The Lawrence-Journal World reports on our Center in this story.