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Projects Currently Recruiting Participants

Rural Community Living DevelopmentPartnership with the Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living to develop and implement a peer-mentoring training to prepare Centers for Independent Living staff to work on community development activities.



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Approximately 10 million people with disabilities receive paid personal assistance services (PAS) in the United States. For many, these services are critical for social and community participation. However, little is known about rural-urban differences in PAS delivery and consumption, and how these services influence community participation and health.



Partners for healthy community LivingProviding Healthy Community Living, a health promotion and independent living skills program, via remote learning platforms. 


Other Opportunities

Rural Disability Resource Library

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Check out the Rural Disability Resource Library for a curated list of disability-related resources.

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