Greetings

Thank you for visiting the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Developmental Disabilities and Health (RRTCDD). We aim to give you information on health status, health access, and health behaviors of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), strategies to improve health and function among people with IDD through health promotion activities, and how to improve health care access through integrated care practices. In addition we have information on developmental disabilities across the lifespan, disability friendly environments, and caregiver support.

RRTCDD (2013-2018) Brochure

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Improving health through health promotion and health care access. Impacting lives for a healthier tomorrow.


Upcoming Presentations

Event Information:

  • Thu
    04
    May
    2017

    Accessible Fitness Facilities and Exercise Equipment

    2:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

     

    Webinar Series: Accessibility Online from the Great Lakes ADA Center, ADA National Network in partnership with the U.S. Access Board

    More Information and Registration

    The 2010 ADA Accessibility Standard and the Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Standard include provisions for exercise equipment and other elements typically found in a health club or fitness facility. This session will highlight provisions for exercise equipment along with a basic review of the building and facility elements such as toilet and bathing facilities, locker rooms, and other site amenities.

    The next webinar in the U.S. Access Boards free monthly series will take place May 4 from 2:30 – 4:00 (ET) and will cover requirements in the ADA and ABA Standards for exercise equipment and other features and amenities of health clubs and fitness facilities. This session will review provisions for exercise equipment, toilet and bathing facilities, locker rooms, and other elements and spaces.

    Speakers: Bill Botten and Seanna L.Kringen

    Deadline to Register - May 3, 2017 - Visit www.accessibilityonline.org for more information or to register for the webinar. Questions can be submitted in advance of the session or can be posed during the webinar. Webinar attendees can earn continuing education credits. The webinar series is hosted by the ADA National Network in cooperation with the Board. Archived copies of previous Board webinars are available on the site.

    For More Information Contact the US Access Board
    Phone: 800-872-2253 (voice) or 800-993-2822 (tty)
    Email: info@access-board.gov
    Web: Webinar Series: Accessibility Online
    (accessibilityonline.org/ao/schedule)

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Research Studies

  1. HealthMatters Program Scale-Up
  2. Impact of Managed Care
  3. Longitudinal Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disability Study
  4. National Health Outcomes Indicators
  5. Reducing Obesity through POWERS

Department of Disability and Human Development (DHD)
College of Applied Health Sciences (CAHS)
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
1640 West Roosevelt Road, M/C 626
Chicago, Illinois 60608-6904
Phone: 1-312-413-1520
Fax: 1-312-996-6942
TTY: 1-312-413-0453
800-996-8845 (V); 800-526-0844 (Chicago Relay Access)

Funded by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living (ACL), National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) Grant # 90RT5020-03