Disability Grant-Funded Projects

ACL awarded Grant: Partnering to Transform Health Outcomes with Persons with Intellectual Disabilities and Developmental Disabilities (PATH-PWIDD) program. Purpose: Strengthen Healthcare Workforce and Address Health Disparities among People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The core partners are:

  • NIH (NICHD) awarded a fellowship grant titled "Individual Motor Outcome Prediction in Preterm Children Using Neonatal Neuroimaging" to Peppar Cyr, MPhil at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. In addition to the research project, this fellowship includes training in disability advocacy and curriculum development.


  • University of Illinois at Chicago, HealthMattersTM Program (PIs – Beth Marks, PhD, RN, FAAN and Jasmina Sisirak, PhD, MPH);