Matthew P. Janicki, PhD

Matt_JanickiAssociate Director for Technical Assistance

Dr. Janicki is Research Associate Professor at DHD, UIC.  Formerly, he was Director for Aging and Special Populations for the New York State Office of Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and is the author of numerous journal articles and textbooks on I/DD. Dr. Janicki originated and chaired the IASSIDD special interest group on aging for a number of years, was a member of Executive Committee for IASSIDD, and was the founding editor of the IASSIDD’s Journal on Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities.  He was instrumental in organizing an international research and policy meeting on intellectual disability and aging that was held at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.  Currently he is the co-chair of the National Task Group on Intellectual Disability and Dementia Practices (the “NTG”), and manages a longitudinal study of dementia capable group homes for adults with intellectual disability.

Phone: +1 207-236-2715 (Maine)
Email: mjanicki@uic.edu