Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Developmental Disabilities and Health

Thank you for visiting the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Developmental Disabilities and Health (RRTCDD). We aim to give you information on health status, health access, and health behaviors of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), strategies to improve health and function among people with IDD through health promotion activities, and how to improve health care access through integrated care practices. In addition we have information on developmental disabilities across the lifespan, disability friendly environments, and caregiver support.
RRTCDD (2013-2018) Brochure
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Improving health through health promotion and health care access. Impacting lives for a healthier tomorrow.


Upcoming Presentations and Conferences

Event Information:

  • Tue
    09
    Apr
    2019

    Building An Annual Calendar for Success (Including Families & the Community)

    2:00-3:00 pm (Eastern Time)Webinar

    Presenter: Patti Moore, Upper Valley Career Center Project SEARCH Coordinator of Upper Valley Medical Center, Sidney, OH 
    Date:
     Tuesday, April 9, 2019
    Time: 2:00-3:00 pm (Eastern Time)

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    Webinar will be recorded and archived. These webinars are open to anyone with an interest in employment, transition, health, and wellness for people with developmental disabilities. 

    Patti Moore, Upper Valley Career Center Project SEARCH Coordinator of Upper Valley Medical Center, Sidney, OH. Patti coordinates a partnership between the Upper Valley Career Center, Upper Valley Medical Center, Koester Pavilion, Miami and Shelby County Boards of Developmental Disabilities, Capabilities Inc., and Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities. Currently in its eighth year locally, Upper Valley Project SEARCH is a high school transition program designed to provide training and education in a business setting, with the goal of competitive, community employment. This is Patti’s 25th year working in special education, 14th year as a Career Tech Special Needs Transition Coordinator, and 8th year as a Coordinator in Project SEARCH.

    Contact Patti http://www.uppervalleycc.org/ProjectSearch.aspx

    Abstract:

    This session will detail the activities of successful programs by creating an annual calendar of the Project SEARCH year. Important topics such as student recruitment, internship development, job search, Health & Wellness, Family Involvement Activities, and marketing will be folded into the year. Gain information of how to utilize families and engage communities in the business setting for positive program results. Veteran Project SEARCH Coordinator and her husband, site volunteer and program chaperone will share their own experiences, challenges and successes, while actively engaging ideas from the audience.

Research Studies

  1. HealthMatters Program Scale-Up
  2. Impact of Managed Care
  3. Longitudinal Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disability Study
  4. National Health Outcomes Indicators
  5. Reducing Obesity through POWERS

HealthMatters Program