2010

Living Well with a Disability Program Featured in "KU Works for Kansas"

The Living Well with a Disability program is featured in this annual publication produced by the University of Kansas. (See "Getting better at living well".) Anita and Paul Bjorling of Eureka discuss the benefits the health promotion program has had in their lives.

RTC Director Highlights Kansas Rehab Council Achievements

Glen White completed his tenure as chair of the State Rehabilitation Council of Kansas this year. See his introduction to the 2009 Annual Report from Kansas Rehabilitation Services.

The ADA turned 20 on July 26, 2010

RTC/IL director Glen White was present when the bill was signed. Read his story. For photos of the ADA anniversary celebration in Lawrence, visit our Living Well in Kansas Facebook page

RTC Director Published in Leading Journal, New Textbook

Glen White has an article in Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 20(4) 233–240. “Moving from Independence to Interdependence: A Conceptual Model for Better Understanding Community Participation of Centers for Independent Living Consumers ” is co-authored with Chiaki Gonda, graduate research assistant at the RTC, Craig Ravesloot, Jamie Lloyd Simpson and Zach Coble.

He also wrote a chapter titled “Ableism” that is included in the book Community Psychology: In Pursuit of Liberation and Well-being, 2nd ed., edited by Geoffrey Nelson and Isaac Prilleltensky, Palgrave Macmillan: United Kingdom, 2010.

Muriel Saunders Featured on “Kansas Health: A Prescription for Change"

RTC/IL researcher Muriel Saunders developed the Good Behavior Game, which benefits both kids and educators.


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