Tamar Heller

Session: Healthy Lifestyles for Adults Aging with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

This presentation will discuss the latest in research findings on the health of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as they age.

Dr. Tamar Heller heads the Department of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago and its University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. She directed the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Developmental Disabilities and Health and the Family Support Research and Training Center. Her award-winning research focuses on health and long-term services for people with disabilities and their families.