Trainings to Support Independent Living for People with Disabilities
The RTC/IL provides a variety of trainings to enhance the independence of people with disabilities and further encourage the use of our research findings. Formats include workshops, online trainings, graduate and post-graduate courses and other activities.
- Access to Success: Increasing Full Participation for Students with Disabilities in Higher Education provides a facilitator's manual for leading this course.
- Emergency Preparedness trainings and resources are designed for a range of audiences, from consumers to first responders.
- Community Living trainings are offered in relation to our Research and Training Center on Community Living.
- Medicaid Functional Eligibility Instrument (MFEI) training for assessors will be offered through a partnership with KU's Center for Research on Aging and Disability Options.
- Past Program: Living Well with a Disability is a workshop that teaches skills for developing a healthy lifestyle. Visit this page to learn more about how to offer the program.
Graduate Student Training and Employment
- The Research Group on Rehabilitation and Independent Living is our educational program for graduate students.
- KU's Applied Behavioral Science Department offers graduate students specialized research strands in physical disabilities, independent living and other focus areas
Some paid graduate student assistant positions are available for research projects involving HCBS waivers, center for independent living services and grassroots environmental change projects. Please contact Glen White, Ph.D. firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.