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ICDR Webinar: Including People with Lived Experiences on Research Teams

March 25, 2024

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 | 12:00-1:00 PM ET
Register for the webinar

Join the Interagency Committee on Disability Research (ICDR) Lunch & Learn webinar, which will be a moderated panel discussion where panelists will respond to questions on the topic of including people with lived experiences on research teams. At the end of the panel discussion, there will be a 15-minute Q&A session with the audience. The audience will include a wide range of ICDR stakeholders, federal interagency partners, researchers, practitioners, disability organizations and ICDR committee members.


  • Susan Daniels, Ph.D., National Autism Coordinator, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Director, Office of National Autism Coordination, National Institute of Mental Health; Executive Secretary, Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC)


  • Stephanie W. Cawthon, Ph.D., Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long Endowed Faculty Fellow and Graduate Advisor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Timotheus “T. J.” Gordon, Jr., Visiting Research Associate II, Institute on Disability and Human Development; Student Life Liaison, UIC Co-Op Program; Co-Founder, Chicagoland Disabled People of Color Coalition (Chicagoland DPOCC)
  • James Sulzer, Ph.D., Staff Scientist, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, MetroHealth System; Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Case Western Reserve University
  • Bonnielin Swenor, Ph.D., MPH, Director, Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center
    Space is limited. Register now to reserve your spot and to receive instructions for joining the meeting. Registration closes April 22.

ASL interpreting and live captioning will be provided. An opportunity to request additional disability-related accommodations will be included on the registration form and must be requested at least one week prior to the event. If you have difficulties registering, please email

Authorized by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, ICDR was established to promote coordination and collaboration among federal departments and agencies conducting disability, independent living, and rehabilitation research programs — including programs related to assistive technology and universal design.

Last modified on 03/25/2024

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