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Research In Brief: Peer Supports

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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Read Up on Research: Accessible Fitness for Global Running Day!

A few #ResearchInFocus articles to get you up to speed for #GlobalRunningDay. Continue reading

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Keep Communicating – Better Speech and Hearing Month and ALS Awareness Month

For ALS Awareness Month and Better Speech and Hearing Month, we look at research and resources to help people with ALS keep communicating! Continue reading

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Research in Brief: Patient-Reported Outcome Measures

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 the … Continue reading

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day – A Quick List to Get You Up to Speed

May 16th is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) – a day dedicated to raising awareness of accessibility and inclusivity in the digital world. According to GAAD organizers, developers, designers, and programmers may be interested in making an accessible digital world, … Continue reading

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Mental Health Month – Resources #4Mind4Body

Kicking off May and Mental Health Month with #NIDILRR grantee resources #4Mind4Body Continue reading

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Understanding Autism Through Research

Throughout April, several organizations coordinate national campaigns to bring awareness and understanding of autism and acceptance of people who have autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families. Autism is a developmental disability which can affect language and communication, sensory processing, … Continue reading

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Exploring Research on Disability in Rural Communities

This week is National Public Health Week, organized by the American Public Health Association (APHA). APHA has selected different themes for each day of the week and Wednesday’s theme is Rural Health. According to APHA, Americans who live in rural … Continue reading

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Celebrating Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month with Research!

March is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, including National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day declared by Congress on March 25th. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, CP refers to a group of neurological disorders that appear in infancy … Continue reading

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Research In Brief: Controlled Studies

This Research In Brief explains what happens in a controlled study and how different controlled studies work. Continue reading

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