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Giving Thanks for AT – A Quick Look at Assistive Technology Research and Development

We take a quick look at some of the exciting projects working in AT right now, along with resources to find AT you need for an inclusive holiday season. Continue reading

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Inclusive Apprenticeships – Building a Pipeline for a Diverse Workforce

For National Apprenticeship Week, we’re highlighting research and resources for creating inclusive apprenticeships, which could be key to creating a workforce of diverse talents and experience. Continue reading

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Taking Care of the Caregivers

In honor of National Family Caregiver Month we take a quick look at some of the current research in caregiving happening in the NIDILRR grantee community and resources for family caregivers to tap into for support. Continue reading

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NDEAM: Employment Research In Focus

As National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) continues, we’re exploring some of the employment research we’ve covered in our regular series, Research In Focus. This series highlights new and interesting findings from NIDILRR-funded studies, presented in lay language summaries in … Continue reading

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NDEAM Quick Looks: Resources to Power Inclusive Organizations

This week, we continue celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and its theme: America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion. Inclusive organizations make equal employment opportunity for individuals with disabilities a core part of their mission and culture. They are proactive … Continue reading

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America’s Recovery is Powered by Inclusion, Including Those in Recovery

This is Mental Illness Awareness Week and the first full week of NDEAM – we’re highlighting research and resources for workplaces that inclusive of people with mental illness. Continue reading

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Prepare to Protect: Low- and No-Cost Preparedness Resources

For National Preparedness Month, we’re sharing some low- and no-cost preparedness resources from the NIDILRR community and elsewhere to help people with disabilities and their families Prepare to Protect! Continue reading

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Pain Awareness Month – Tools to Talk About and Manage Living with Chronic Pain

This week we’re featuring tools from the NIDILRR Grantee community and elsewhere to help people living with pain and their care teams work together to manage pain and live independently. Continue reading

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Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month – Checking In with the NIDILRR SCI Projects

For National SCI Awareness Month, we check in with the latest NIDILRR-funded centers and projects conducting research and development to support independence across the life span. Continue reading

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Heading Back to School? Add These Resources to Your Backpack!

We gathered a handful of resources to add to your backpack as you head off to class, from k-12 to college, kindergartener to administrator. Continue reading

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