Contact Us

Department of Disability and Human Development
University of Illinois at Chicago
Suite 436 DHSP
1640 W. Roosevelt Road (MC 626)
Chicago, IL 60608
Phone: (312) 413-1647
Fax: (312) 413-1630
TTY: (312) 413-0453

Directions to IDHD/DHD

For general information or if you cannot find your subject of inquiry below please call 312-413-1647.

For specific questions please contact the appropriate department

DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATION  |  IDHD CORE TEAM

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS  |  CERTIFICATE AND FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS  |  RESEARCH CENTERS, CLINICAL AND COMMUNITY PROGRAMS  |  SPECIAL INTEREST TOPICS

Academic Programs
Graduate and Undergraduate Studies
Maitha Abogado, 
Academic Coordinator
Phone: 312-996-1508 TTY: 312-413-0453 Email: maitha@uic.edu
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Certificate and Fellowship Programs
Assistive Technology Certificate
Maitha Abogado,
Academic Coordinator
Phone: 312-996-1508 TTY: 312-413-0453 Email: maitha@uic.edu
Disability Ethics Certificate
Maitha Abogado,
Academic Coordinator
Phone: 312-996-1508 TTY: 312-413-0453 Email: maitha@uic.edu
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities Program (LEND)
Regina Meza, Coordinator Phone: 312-996-8905   Email: rmeza3@uic.edu
Internships
Kristen Connolly, Director of Community Partnerships and Technical Assistance Phone: 312-413-3027 TTY: 312-413-0453 Email: kball2@uic.edu
Continuing and Professional Education
Katie Arnold,
Director of Community Education
Phone: 312-996-1002 TTY: 312-413-0453 Email: kkeiling@uic.edu
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Research Centers, Clinical and Community Programs
Assistive Technology Unit
  Phone: 312-413-1555 TTY: 312-413-1554 Email: atu@uic.edu
Center for Capacity Building on Minorities with Disabilities Research (CCBMDR)
  Phone: 312-413-1806 TTY: 312-413-0453 Email: xmelor1@uic.edu
Center on Epidemiology and Demography of Disability
 Glenn Fujiura, Director Phone: 312-413-1977   Email: gfujiura@uic.edu
Center on Health Promotion Research for Persons with Disabilities
Community Health Inclusion Index (CHII)   
Yochai Eisenberg, Principal Investigator Email: yeisen2@uic.edu
The Illinois Disability and Health Program 
Kiyoshi Yamaki, Principal Investigator     Email: kiyoshiy@uic.edu
Disability Rehabilitation Research Project (DRRP)  
Kiyoshi Yamaki, Principal Investigator    Email: kiyoshiy@uic.edu
Child and Family Development Center
Tina Copeland,
Director for Program Services
Phone: 312-413-1567

Fax 312-413-1993

 
Developmental Disabilities Family Clinics (including its Autism Clinic and Training Center)  
  Phone: 312-413-1871 TTY: 312-413-0453  
Evaluation and Public Policy Unit
 Randall Owen, Director Phone: 312-996-4406 TTY: 312-413-0453  
Family Support Research and Training Center
Sandy Magaña, Principal Investigator

Phone: 312 413-1757

Toll free: 844-781-4158 Email: familysupport@uic.edu
Great Lakes ADA Center 
Robin Jones, Director Phone/TTY:
800-949-4232
   
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND)
Regina Meza, Coordinator Phone: 312-996-8905   Email: rmeza3@uic.edu
Program on Disability Art, Culture, and Humanities (PDACH)
Carrie Sandahl, Director Phone: 312-996-1967 TTY: 312-413-0453 Email: csandahl@uic.edu
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Developmental Disabilities and Health
  Phone: 312-413-1520 TTY:312-413-0453  Email: rrtcamr@uic.edu
Outside Chicago: Phone: 800-996-8845 TTY:800-526-0844  
Sexuality and Disability Consortium
Katie Arnold, 
Director of Community Education
Phone: 312-996-1002   Email: kkeiling@uic.edu
Sibling Leadership Network
Katie Arnold, Executive Director Phone: 312-996-1002   Email: katie.arnold@siblingleadership.org
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Special Interest Topics
Self-Advocacy
Tia Nelis, Self-Advocacy Specialist Phone: 312-413-1284 TTY: 312-413-0453 Email: tianelis@uic.edu
International Collaboration
Tamar Heller,
Professor, Director/Head
Phone: 312-413-1647 TTY: 312-413-0453 Email: theller@uic.edu
Recruitment and Retention of Direct Support Professionals
Katie Arnold,
Community Education Director
Phone: 312-996-1002 TTY: 312-413-0453 Email: kkeiling@uic.edu
Relationships, Sexuality, and Disability
Katie Arnold, 
Community Education Director
Phone: 312-996-1002 TTY: 312-413-0453 Email: kkeiling@uic.edu
Siblings of People with Disabilities
Katie Arnold, 
Community Education Director
Phone: 312-996-1002 TTY: 312-413-0453 Email: kkeiling@uic.edu
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