Resources for Independent Living

Our resources provide information for researchers, advocates, service providers and consumers. They include:


What's That Mean?

glossary of terms related to independent living

A guide to acronyms and abbreviations commonly used in the disability community and research field

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Do you have questions about disability issues or how to use our research on community living in your life or work? Just email Val Renault,, for technical assistance.

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