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Global Accessibility Awareness Day – Building an Inclusive Digital World

For Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we explore the work of the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers (RERCs) in building an inclusive digital world! Continue reading

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Tools 2 Thrive for Mental Health Month

For Mental Health Month, we’re sharing #Tools2Thrive from the NIDILRR community that are ready to use today! Continue reading

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Research In Brief: Stages of Publication

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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Exploring the Research on Aging with Disabilities for Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month, a celebration led by the Administration for Community Living. The theme for 2020 is “Make Your Mark,” encouraging and celebrating the countless contributions that older adults make to our communities every day. Within the community … Continue reading

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Building a COVID-19 Literature Collection with a Disability Focus

As we wrap up National Library Week, we are taking a look at what it takes to maintain a library collection that is relevant, responsive, and reliable. Natalie Collier, our acquisitions manager, shares what we’re doing to track and add … Continue reading

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Autism Research In Focus

Throughout April, several organizations are drawing attention to autism to encourage understanding and awareness of the disorder and acceptance of individuals who live, learn, and work on the autism spectrum. For some people, exploring the research in autism can add … Continue reading

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#COVID19 Resources from the NIDILRR Grantee Community

The NIDILRR grantee community responds to COVID-19 with resources you can use right now. Continue reading

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Making Telework Work for Everyone

Like many people across the US and around the world, the NARIC team is getting used to teleworking, or working remotely. Telework is not a new idea, but it is a new reality for many of us as we all … Continue reading

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Celebrating Women’s History Month: Celebrating Women with Disabilities in the NIDILRR Community

March is Women’s History Month, declared by Presidential decree, and we’re taking some time to recognize the achievements of many notable women with disabilities in the arts, sciences, activism, and more. Today, we would like to celebrate several members of the NIDILRR grantee community who have disabilities and who are making history with their … Continue reading

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Stuck at Home? Resources to Stay Active and Engaged

With many of us restricted to our homes and home officers, we offer some resources to keep you learning, active, communicating, and engaged with the community! Continue reading

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