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NDEAM Quick Looks: The Employment RRTCs

We continue our recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) with a quick look at the NIDILRR-funded Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs) that focus the majority of their efforts on improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities. These … Continue reading

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NDEAM Quick Looks: Improving Employment Outcomes for People with Psychiatric Disabilities

This October marks the 75th observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), designated by the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) at the Department of Labor. The theme for 2020 is “Increasing Access and Opportunity.” Throughout the month we … Continue reading

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Celebrate Fall, not Falls – Resources for Falls Prevention Awareness Week

It’s Falls Prevention Awareness Week! We share information and resources to help you stay steady and safe! Continue reading

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National SCI Awareness Month – Tools and Resources for People with SCI, Caregivers, Family Members, and Others

More than 17,000 people each year experience a spinal cord injury. Here are a few resources from the NIDILRR and ACL community to help meet the challenges on the path ahead. Continue reading

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REHABDATA Thesaurus Updates

NARIC’s librarians and abstractors use the REHABDATA Thesaurus to index new material entering the NARIC collection. This tool was originally developed along side the REHABDATA database, and was informed by research and practice in disability and rehabilitation research. The Thesaurus … Continue reading

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Follow Along – Keeping Up with the NIDILRR Grantee Community

As you may know, NARIC serves as the library and dissemination center for the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). We spend a lot of time following the 300+ active NIDILRR grantees to collect their research … Continue reading

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Infographics, Comics, Videos, and More: Using Images to Talk About Research

Researchers are turning to visual tools like infographics, infocomics, videos, and maps to tell the story of their research. Continue reading

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Research in Brief: Research Designs

In 2016 we began the Research In Focus series, highlighting new and interesting findings from NIDILRR-funded studies, presented in a reader-friendly format. As a follow up, we offer our occasional series Research In Brief, where we break down some of … Continue reading

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Survey Opp: Seeking Older Adults and People with Disabilities for Survey on Access to COVID-19 Information

We are sharing this survey opportunity as a courtesy on behalf of the Center for Advanced Communications Policy at Georgia Tech. For information on the study, see the contact listed below. Seeking Older Adults and People with Disabilities for Survey … Continue reading

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Back to School: A Few Resources to Help Answer Your Back to School Questions

Whether you are headed back to school, back online to school, or some hybrid of the two, we have a few resources to help you chart a successful path. Continue reading

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