News Archive

  • Supporting refugees with disabilities

    Helping link refugees who have disabilities with job and entrepreneurship opportunities

  • Expanding independence

    The Assistive Technology Unit's cutting edge technology expands independence of undeserved individuals with developmental disabilities

  • Making a difference for children with autism

    Susan Kahan brings awareness of sexual abuse to those whose job it is to keep children safe and to those who are charged with helping them overcome the dual challenge of disability and trauma

  • To the nth degree

    New undergraduate degree program in disability and human development explores disability as a contextual and changing phenomena

  • From the big screen to small community living

    In the documentary, "Going Home," Tamar Heller speaks in support of community living for people with disabilities.

  • Seeing diabetes as a gift, not a punishment

    Heather Gabel says the stigma associated with diabetes keeps people from getting the help they need

  • Developing leaders in assistive technology

    Working to bridge the gap and train elementary, middle school and high school educators to be leaders in assistive technology interventions, assessments and policies.

  • Helping entrepreneurs who have disabilities make dreams a reality

    People with intellectual and developmental disabilities are often overlooked by the business world. So UIC researchers are training them to become business owners themselves.