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November 3, 2020

The IDEAL RRTC will be awarding community grants to community organizations operating from or providing services/programming to socio-economically marginalized communities in the greater Detroit and / or greater Flint Metro Areas.

September 30, 2020

This event is hosted by the University of Michigan Center for Disability Health and Wellness and co-sponsored by the U-M IDEAL RRTC and the U-M Council for Disability Concerns.

September 7, 2020

Older adults’ regular visits to eateries such as fast food restaurants and coffee shops may be as protective of cognitive health as marriage, according to new research from a U-M Institute for Social Research team including IDEAL RRTC faculty Philippa Clarke.

September 5, 2020

September is National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. The IDEAL RRTC rounds up recent research from our faculty contributing to a growing body of knowledge on the long term health and wellbeing of SCI survivors.

August 25, 2020

A team of U-M disability researchers have developed a survey that will help others quantify the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the lives of people with disabilities.

August 13, 2020

Philippa Clarke, Ph.D. contributed to two new works that examine the accessibility of municipal streets and their association with health outcomes. Clarke is the IDEAL RRTC’s lead researcher on the built environment and healthy aging.

August 6, 2020

Join the U-M Center for Disability Health and Wellness as we host the inaugural Disability Research Symposium on October 2, 2020 from 8:30AM to 12:30PM ET.

July 17, 2020

Michael McKee discusses how health care institutions can maintain accessible care for our deaf and hard of hearing patients while maintaining COVID-19 safety measures, in a new piece published in the JAMA Otolaryngology.

July 16, 2020

"They care for Michigan’s most vulnerable. We should care for them," writes Meade, outlining policies Michigan can support to care for the state's caregivers.

July 14, 2020

New findings about disparities in health and income are reported in a new paper in JAMA Internal Medicine, by a team from the University of Michigan and University College London, including IDEAL RRTC faculty Philippa Clarke, Ph.D.