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Research in Brief: Correlation vs Causation

NARIC’s Research In Focus series highlights new and interesting findings from NIDILRR-funded studies, presented in lay language summaries. The series covers a wide array of topics, and aims to present peer-reviewed research in readable formats, so our readers can learn … Continue reading

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Research in Brief: What is statistical significance?

NARIC’s Research In Focus series highlights new and interesting findings from NIDILRR-funded studies, presented in lay language summaries. The series covers a wide array of topics, and aims to present peer-reviewed research in readable formats, so our readers can learn … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation Awareness Week: Yes, That’s Rehab, Too!

For National Rehab Awareness Week, we’re spotlighting types of interventions and therapies you might not think of when you hear the word “rehab.” Continue reading

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Research in Brief: What are Health Literacy, Health Education, and Health Promotion?

NARIC’s Research In Focus series highlights new and interesting findings from NIDILRR-funded studies, presented in lay language summaries. The series covers a wide array of topics, and aims to present peer-reviewed research in readable formats, so our readers can learn … Continue reading

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National Recovery Month – Many Paths to Wellness

The path to recovery for people with mental health and substance use disorders can take many turns and byways: education, employment, physical wellness, and relationship building among them! Continue reading

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Reading scientific articles online? Here are questions to ask yourself while you search for answers.

Sometimes while researching for an answer to a health question, you’ll come across an article on a scientific study which seems like it might help in answering your question. You may even find multiple studies with differing findings. In fact, … Continue reading

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Heading Off to College – NIDILRR-Funded Research Supporting College Students with Disabilities

NARIC Spotlight focuses on current NIDILRR-funded research and resources focusing on college students with disabilities and supporting their academic and/or employment success. Continue reading

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Complex Rehab Technologies – Research in the Future of Mobility

What’s happening in complex rehab technology? Take a look at some of the latest #NIDILRR funded research in wheeled mobility, standing and gait tech, and more for #CRTAwareness week! Continue reading

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Ready Reference: NARIC Information Specialists Share Key Resources for Those New to Disability

When individuals are facing a new disability or diagnosis, they may not know where to start to find reliable information. NARIC’s information specialist share some of their key info sources. Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer: Celebrating Service Animal Teams

With Sirius, the Dog Star, high in the sky, we focus on the “starring” role service animals play in supporting the independence and participation of people with disabilities in the community. Continue reading

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