Research Group on Rehabilitation and
Independent Living (RGRIL)

RGRIL is the educational program for graduate students sponsored by the Research and Training Center on Independent Living.

Our Mission:

To conduct applied behavioral community research on socially significant issues that people with disabilities face in their daily lives.

This participatory action research and applicable training focuses on environmental change and personal skills enhancement to promote independence and increase overall quality of life for people with disabilities. 

One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
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Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times
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Low wages and other factors are causing a shortage of home health aides & nursing assistants.