DHD Events

Wed, Feb 8, 2017

Health and Disability: Government Policy and Community Interventions
Intracollege Lunchtime Lecture Series

Wed, Dec 14, 2016

The Disabling Bullet: revisited - A documentary film screening
Based on real life experience, four people who were injured from gunshots and became disabled tell their stories

Thu, Dec 1, 2016 - Sun, Dec 11, 2016

MCA Stage Presents ONEOFUS with Julie Atlas Muz & Mat Fraser: Beauty and the Beast
Join us for a Burlesque Freak Show with stars Matt Fraser and Julie Atlas Muz

Fri, Nov 18, 2016

OUTTAKES: The Eighth Annual Disability Culture Cabaret
Be prepared for some serious fun!

Thu, Nov 10, 2016

Soma Land: Water-Based Movement and Disability Culture with Petra Kuppers, Ph D
Join us for a talk with Petra Kuppers, a disability rights activist and scholar discussing her current work in water based well being programs.

Thu, Oct 20, 2016

AHS CELEBRATES: Recognizing alumni achievement and fueling success
Mix and mingle with fellow alumni. You're sure to feel proud of the company you keep.

Mon, Oct 3, 2016

VOTING: Exercising my Rights!
A Community Research Training for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Sat, Sep 24, 2016

UIC Open House
Open House 2016 is your all-access pass to UIC, Chicago’s public research university

Sat, Sep 17, 2016 - Sun, Sep 18, 2016

LookOut Series
A new American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation of ART

Tue, Jul 5, 2016 - Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Summer Social Skills Group for Teens 13 to 15 years with Autism
This group will focus on skills for enhancing communication, cooperation and confidence

Tue, Jul 5, 2016 - Fri, Jul 29, 2016

Fun, Friendships and Games (Session 1)
This group will use games as a way to develop and strengthen social skills

Tue, Jun 21, 2016

Racial and Ethnic Disparities for Adults with ID/DD
Research highlights and findings of an analysis of Medical Expenditure Panel Survey and National Health Interview Survey data

Thu, Jun 16, 2016

HealthMatters Program Scale-Up: Multi-State Systematic Approach
A health promotion research initiative aimed at improving health and health promotion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Fri, Apr 29, 2016

Illinois LEND Open House
Learn more about Illinois LEND and the exciting trainee leadership and research projects

Fri, Apr 29, 2016

Grupo SALTO's Banquet in Memory of Dr. Elina Manghi: Moving Forward
Dinner, Music, Raffles, Auctions, and Dance

Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Advancing Sexual Self-Advocacy for People with Disabilities
Association of University Centers on Disabilities Sexual Health Special Interest Group webinar

Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Welcome to Alumniville: The UIC AHS Alumni Community
Recent and soon-to-be graduates: Come celebrate your alumnihood!

Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Parents Taking Action: Empowering Latina mothers of children with ASD
Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Autism Special Interest Group webinar

Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Falls among adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and prevention
Overview of fall-related studies in adults with IDD, implications and prevention strategies will be discussed

Wed, Apr 20, 2016

Telethons: Disabled People to the Rescue
DHD colloquium featuring Catherine Kudlick, Ph.D.

Tue, Apr 19, 2016

Exploring Disability Identity and Disability Rights through Narratives
A book tour talk by Ravi Malhotra

Sat, Apr 16, 2016

AHS CE Day & the Vivette Rifkin Lecture
Alumni are invited to learn, network and have a great time doing it

Fri, Apr 15, 2016

The 2016 Chicago Disability Studies Conference: Intersectionality and Disability
Featuring UIC keynote speaker Assistant Professor Akemi Nishida to present on "Critical Disability Praxis"

Fri, Apr 8, 2016

Night Two of Conversations on Police Brutality Against Disabled People of Color: Black Kripple Delivers Poetry and Lyrics
Join us for the second night of poetry and lyrics with Leroy Moore about police brutality against disabled people of color

Fri, Feb 19, 2016

The "good" body (Chicago Edition): A performative lecture by Baraka adé Soleil
Join us for a performative lecture with award-winning artist Barak adé Soleil

Tue, Feb 9, 2016

Beauty in Exile: A Lecture and Discussion with Riva Lehrer
Featuring clips from the film "Self-Preservation: The Art of Riva Lehrer"

Fri, Feb 5, 2016

Performance of "A Little Bit of Not Normal" - written and performed by Arlene Malinowski
Join us for an intriguing one-woman show that explores the stigma of mental illness

Mon, Dec 7, 2015

Safety & Autism: Helping caregivers and providers talk about sexual abuse and prevention
Will cover the basics of sexual abuse, strategies to keep children safe, and ways to make conversations about sex and safety easier for children

Fri, Dec 4, 2015

Chicago Documentaries and Disability: A Conversation
Join co-hosts Carrie Sandahl & Matt Lauterbach for a conversation with the creative minds behind 4 fascinating documentaries about disability

Fri, Nov 13, 2015

Outtakes: 7th Annual Disability Culture Cabaret
Join us for the 7th Annual Disability Culture Cabaret featuring a live performance of poetry, spoken word, comedy and film

Wed, Nov 4, 2015

AHS Research Day
The annual showcase of work by faculty, students and postdocs

Sat, Oct 24, 2015

AHS CELEBRATES: Recognizing our reach through alumni, faculty and partners
Mix and mingle with fellow alumni. You're sure to feel proud of the company you keep.

Sat, Oct 3, 2015

UIC Open House
Open House 2015 is your all-access pass to UIC, Chicago’s public research university

Sat, Sep 19, 2015

Counter Balance: Integrated Dance Concerts
Join us for a matinee and evening performance of integrated dance to celebrate 25 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Fri, Sep 18, 2015

Integrated Dance Movement Workshop with Alice Sheppard
For dancers of all abilities

Wed, Sep 9, 2015 - Sun, Sep 13, 2015

ReelAbilities Film Festival
Join us for the largest festival in the United States dedicated to sharing the human experience of disability through film and art

Fri, Aug 14, 2015 - Wed, Aug 5, 2015

AHS @ Chicago SummerDance
Pack your dancing shoes and picnic blankets, and join fellow AHS alumni at Chicago Summerdance!

Tue, Aug 11, 2015

Safety on the Spectrum
Talking to Kids with Autism about Preventing Sexual Abuse and Building Healthy Relationships

Fri, Aug 7, 2015

Disability Culture Performance: Poetry and Prose Dedicated to the Memory of Pennie Brinson (1958-2015)
Join us for a night of poetry and prose in honor of Pennie Brinson

Sat, Jul 18, 2015

On the Road to Freedom Disability Pride Parade
It’s a great year to celebrate - 2015 is the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)!

Wed, Jul 8, 2015 - Fri, Jul 31, 2015

Summer Social Skills Group for Preteens with Asperger’s Syndrome or High Functioning Autism
A group to focus on skills integral for enhancing communication, cooperation, and confidence

Tue, Jun 9, 2015 - Wed, Jun 10, 2015

Promoting Health and Safety for Workers with Disabilities Conference
Explore the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act in the workplace

Fri, Jun 5, 2015

The Devil's Advocates
Sparkling wit and audacious humor with two of the disability community’s most celebrated storytellers, Tekki Lomnicki and Mike Ervin

Sat, May 30, 2015 - Sun, May 31, 2015

The National Sibling Leadership Network Conference
Learn about resources, share stories, network and gain insight on sibling experiences

Fri, May 15, 2015

An Evening of Comedy and Live Music
Join us for an entertaining evening of music and comedy with two renowned Chicago comedians and live music

Thu, May 7, 2015

AHS Commencement Ceremony
Congratulations to graduates from the College of Applied Health Sciences!

Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Welcome to Alumniville: The UIC AHS Alumni Community
Recent and soon-to-be graduates: Come celebrate your alumnihood!

Fri, Apr 24, 2015

Grupo SALTO's Banquet in Memory of Dr. Elina Manghi
An evening of celebration in memory of Dr. Elina R. Manghi

Fri, Apr 24, 2015

Disability and Sexuality: Everything you wanted to know about Disability and Sex but were afraid to ask...
Join us for an evening of frank and juicy talk about crip-sex as well as a crip-sex fair providing free goodies and important information

Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Workshop: Uteri Clit-chat
Join us for a hands-on creative workshop and share your stories about reproduction, sexuality and the body