AHS students run health, wellness program for Chicago schools
Program collaborates with schools in Chicago to teach kids about healthy decision-making and encourage healthy behaviors
A new road map for research on family caregiving support
DHD’s Family Support Research and Training Center unveil strategic research plan
An alternative to opioids
Deb Davey and Adam Wielechowski are working to educate physicians on how physical therapy can be an effective alternative to prescribing opioids
We don't just talk about making the world better, we get out and do it
At the College of Applied Health Sciences, we believe that what we do in the classroom or the lab is only the first step. We’re committed to bringing quality care and support to Chicago’s diverse and underserved communities.
Assistive Technology Unit
Our highly-skilled clinicians assess, implement and train for assistive technology to maximize an individual’s independence.
As Illinois’ only mobile service delivery program, we serve individuals in their homes, schools and workplaces. The ATU’s rehabilitation engineering capacity provides commercially-available and custom-designed devices to meet individuals’ needs through a fully-equipped, state-of-the-art, on-site workshop with 3-D capabilities.
Developmental Disabilities Family Clinic
Providing comprehensive assessment services for people with developmental disabilities.
Our goal is to to maximize potential with a real focus on quality of life. Our clinical staff take a holistic, multidisciplinary approach in providing services for individuals (ages 3+) with intellectual and developmental disabilities (including autism) and their families.
Physical Therapy Faculty Practice
Offering expert physical therapy, cardiac rehabilitation and cardiopulmonary exercise stress testing consultations, evaluations and interventions.
If aches and paints are preventing you from doing what’s important to you, we’re here to address the problem and make sure you know how to avoid it in the future. If you want to get back to your team—on the field, in the office, or at home—we’ll help you reach your goal.
A tradition of service and community support
Our faculty and students are constantly working to help people live the lives they choose for themselves, all in a society without barriers. As a college rooted in the ethic of public service, democratic responsibility and active participation, we’re doing good and giving back.