Sandra Magana, MSW, PhD
Professor, Disability and Human Development

Sandy Magaña's program of research focuses on cultural variation in caregiving experiences and service utilization by families of color who have a member with severe mental illness or a developmental disability. She is a principal investigator of a study of Latino families who have children on the autism spectrum, and a health education study of Latina mothers
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Phone: 312-355-4537
EMail: maganas@uic.edu
of children with developmental disabilities. Special interests include the interaction between environmental and caregiving stress, and the cultural strengths and supports of families of color who have a child or relative with a developmental disability or mental illness.

Publications
By Caring For Myself I Can Care Better For My Family: A Pilot Health Education Intervention. Can be downloaded as a *Word Document OR *PDF.