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February 22, 2017
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Call for Participations
Survey on Mobile Health Technology and Apps

The NIDILRR-funded Information and Communication Technology Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Community Living, Health, and Function (LiveWell RERC) is conducting a Survey on Mobile Health (mHealth) Technology and Apps. The survey is open to individuals with disabilities age 18 or older who use, or would like to use, mobile communications technology to monitor and manage their health. The survey covers mobile apps for recording and managing health information, monitoring and tracking devices for recording activity, and websites and other Internet-based sources of health information. The information collected will be used to help researchers, designers, and engineers create new mHealth solutions to meet the needs of people with disabilities.

January 27, 2017
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Certificate of Undergraduate Study in College and Career Attainment

Information and application guidance and materials at: https://www.ric.edu/cuscca
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This is a two-year inclusive college certificate program at Rhode Island College designed for students with Intellectual Disabilities (age 18 - 30).

Who should participate:
  • Students who are still eligible for special education supports through their local school districts
  • Students who have already exited high school
Questions? crosenbaum@ric.edu

January 5, 2017
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Kerri Zanchi, Former Massachusetts Rehabilitation Official, Named DD Director for Rhode Island
By Gina Macris, Developmental Disability News

Kerri Zanchi, a former high-level developmental disability service official in Massachusetts, has been named Rhode Islands Director of Developmental Disabilities in the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH). Zanchi, who has past ties to Rhode Island, begins her job here Jan. 23, according to Rebecca Boss, acting director of BHDDH. Read More.

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