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So Much Data! Spotlighting Statistical Research and Resources from the NIDILRR Community

These #NIDILRR funded projects are helping to make sense of all the data out there on people with disabilities. Continue reading

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Exploring the NARIC Collection – One #LibraryShelfie at a Time

Tour the NARIC collection with us on #LibraryShelfie day! Continue reading

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Braille Literacy Month: NIDILRR-Funded Resources for People with Visual Disabilities or Multi-Sensory Loss

In the US, January is Braille Literacy Month, which helps to raise awareness about braille, its history, and how people with visual disabilities use it to read and write. According to the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), braille is … Continue reading

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You Can Help Understand TBI: Join the Late Effects of TBI Project

If you have ever sustained a moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) or experienced repetitive head impacts or exposures, you may be eligible to participate in a ground-breaking research study. The Brain Injury Research Center (BIRC) at Mount Sinai … Continue reading

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Tools for Your Resolutions Toolbox

We are deep into the second full week of the new year and the NARIC team is talking about their New Year’s Resolutions. Resolutions for 2023 included focusing on health and wellness; aiming to work smarter, not harder; and make … Continue reading

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities – Research on Health and Health Disparities

December 3rd is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 1 billion people worldwide experience disability, and that number is growing. Advances in healthcare and assistive technology are helping people with disabilities … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Power of Rural Research

This week, the National Association of State Offices of Rural Health celebrates National Rural Health Day. Their theme, Celebrate the Power of Rural, honors the selfless, community-minded, and determined spirit that prevails in rural America. People with and without disabilities … Continue reading

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National Family Caregiver Month – A Quick Look at Research Supporting Families on their Caregiving Journey

More than 50 million family caregivers in the US are supporting loved ones with disabilities. We explore some of the latest research to support them on their caregiving journey. Continue reading

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NIDILRR Stakeholder Match-Making Sessions

Announcement ACL/NIDILRR is inviting stakeholders with similar interests to meet each other and find partners for collaboration The Administration for Community Living’s (ACL) National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) is sponsoring virtual match-making sessions for ACL/NIDILRR … Continue reading

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Research in Brief: Randomized Controlled Trials

Today’s Research In Brief explainer tackles randomized controlled trials (RTCs), placebos, bias, and blinding. Continue reading

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