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Mohumed Amal

Alumni Update: MNLEND Fellow Expands Practice

January 20, 2022
Amal Mohumed (MNLEND 2019–20) recently opened a second location for her multi-lingual mental health therapy practice.
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New Frontline: DSPs Respond to COVID

January 18, 2022
Shared stories by and for direct support professionals.
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Near Zero: As Institutional Care Declines, Concerns Remain

January 18, 2022
Finding and keeping people in direct support professional positions is a huge challenge across settings.
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ICI Welcomes International Scholars

January 18, 2022
A broad-based exchange aimed at increasing the inclusion of people with disabilities around the globe.
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Sensory-friendly Vaccine Sites

January 18, 2022
“At most vaccine events, the goal is getting as many shots in arms as possible,” said Maren Christenson Hofer (MNLEND 2018–19). “Our primary goal was creating the best possible experience and to bring some compassion and understanding to…
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New issue of Impact on Aging and Retirement

December 17, 2021
Impact explores this life stage and urges policymakers, researchers, and others to create better opportunities for retirement years.
BJ Stasio and DSP Deborah

It’s Up to You: Reaching Out to DSPs

December 17, 2021
Institute on Community Integration's efforts address vaccine hesitancy among direct support workers.
Rachel Freeman

Smart Strategies for Person-Centered Planning

December 17, 2021
A series of free, online training modules and tools for providers of home and community-based services.
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The Synapse Dec. 2021

December 13, 2021
Our work together has brought to life a vision to unite expertise from across the University under one roof.
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MIDB Researchers Receive Award to Reveal a Common Impairment Underlying Diverse Neurodevelopmental Disorders

December 9, 2021
The grant will study specific genes and their effects on mitochondrial function.