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November 15, 2021
Personal Assistance Services (PAS) allow individuals with disabilities who need assistance with activities of daily living to remain in their own homes rather than unnecessarily moving into congregate living facilities, like nursing homes. By having access to in-home care...
October 27, 2021
RTC:Rural is pleased to share an opportunity to publish in an upcoming special journal to elevate the State of the Science in Rural Disability Research. Those interested are encouraged to submit articles focused on rural disability in the areas of health, employment, community...
October 26, 2021
October is Disability Employment Awareness Month. In celebration, we are excited to share a report about a new online resource for Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) counselors and people with disabilities called the VR Self-Employment Guide.
We know that people with disabilities are...
RTC:Rural Encourages Public Comment on Rural Telehealth and Healthcare Systems Readiness Measurement Framework
October 21, 2021
The public is invited to attend a web-meeting on Monday, October 25, 2021 from 3:00-5:00 ET regarding a proposed framework for measuring Rural Telehealth and Healthcare Systems Readiness. RTC:Rural encourages rural disability stakeholders to attend the meeting where the National...
October 19, 2021
Approximately one in three Americans have not received a COVID-19 vaccination, including many people with disabilities who are at higher risk of getting very ill from the disease.
Despite almost all serious cases of COVID occurring in unvaccinated individuals, many people are...
October 14, 2021
A team of colleagues at the Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities (RIIC) recently received funding from the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) to create a Rural Hub for COVID-19 Vaccination Outreach.
Led by RTC:Rural Project Director Andrew Myers, the...