Category Archives: Clinial/Rehab trials

Dogs and People with Disabilities: Service and Pet Survey!

The School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis, is gathering information to learn more about the role of dogs in the lives of people with disabilities. The questionnaire is designed for people with disabilities (other than visual … Continue reading

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Wireless RERC Launches New Survey of User Needs!

The Wireless RERC’s consumer research team has launched its updated Survey of User Needs (SUN), a cornerstone survey on wireless use and usability by people with disabilities. The SUN has been completed by over 5000 people with disabilities since it … Continue reading

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Invitation to Participate in NCA Golf Study

The National Center on Accessibility (NCA) is conducting a study to investigate what encourages or discourages a person with a disability and/or health condition to play golf.  Despite there being a number of events having occurred in recent years such … Continue reading

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Survey Opportunity from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) on Returning to Work after Stroke

Sponsored by the National Rehabilitation Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) is conducting a survey on returning to work after stroke.  If you are a stroke survivor who is thinking about or has … Continue reading

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Assistive Technology Survey Opportunity from ILRU

Independent Living Research Utilization Program (ILRU) is conducting a survey to assess the assistive technology needs of people with disabilities. The survey is designed to determine the current availability of assistive technology and the potential for new, innovative devices. By … Continue reading

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Caregivers of Individuals with SCI or Burn Injury are needed for Health Information Study!

The NIDRR-funded Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) is recruiting for two health information studies related to spinal cord injury (SCI) and burn injury.  MSKTC is asking individuals who serve as primary caregivers to someone who has sustained a SCI … Continue reading

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ENACT Announces the Release of Forth Podcast in the “Active Living with Arthritis” Podcast Series

NIDRR-funded RRTC, ENhancing ACTivity and Participation for Persons with Arthritis (ENACT) has released the fourth podcast in the “Active Living with Arthritis” series.  The series provides evidence-based information to assist people living with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions stay active.  … Continue reading

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Temple Collaborative Seeks User Input on a New Guidebook for Consumers

The Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion for Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities seeks your input into the development of a workbook / guidebook designed specifically for individual consumers – or groups of consumers in community mental health programs, psychiatric rehabilitation … Continue reading

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Model Systems in the News: Parkinson Drug May Help Brain Injury Recovery

The New York Times, Huffington Post, Washington Post, and Health Day are all reporting the results of a NIDRR-funded study showing that a drug used to treat Parkinson disease can help in recovery from traumatic brain injury (TBI). The results … Continue reading

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Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System Announces two Research Study Opportunities for Individuals with SCI and/or MS

The Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System (NWRSCIS) is now offering two research study opportunities for individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) and/or Multiple Sclerosis (MS):  (1) Effectiveness of Physical Activity for Improving Mood in People Aging with MS or … Continue reading

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