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Health Status Changes with Transitory Disability Over Time: Andrew Myers Discusses 2020 Best Paper in NARRTC Webinar
July 15, 2021
On July 14 RTC:Rural’s Andrew Myers presented highlights from "Health status changes with transitory disability over time," winner of the 2020 NARRTC Best Paper Award in a webinar for NARRTC.
A major challenge with disability research that Myers shared is that even the starting point...
July 13, 2021
ABLE accounts – tax-advantaged savings accounts that allow people with disabilities to save money without losing access to most means-tested government benefits – have been around since 2014. However, national and rural enrollment into ABLE accounts has been relatively sparse due to...
New Publication Describes Outcomes and Value of using Geographic Analysis to Assess CIL Service Delivery
July 7, 2021
A new paper, “Exploring Access to Independent Living Services for People with Disabilities Through a Transportation Network Analysis” published in The Journal of Disability Policy Studies, and co-authored by RTC:Rural researchers and a disability policy expert from the Association of...
June 2, 2021
With the recent launch of our new website, RTC:Rural is proud to announce the release of our full state map series showing disability rates and other characteristics at the county level using five year aggregate estimates made available by US Census American Community Survey (ACS)...
June 1, 2020
RTC:Rural has a new website.
Our updated site has a different layout that we hope will make it easier for people to find information about our organization, the types of research we do, products we have available, ways to get involved in research, and more!
The Focus Areas...
May 28, 2021
The Rural Personal Assistant Services project is expanding its interviews nationwide to collect more information about PAS service delivery and experiences across the country.
The project, which studies how personal assistant services are associated with community participation in...