Category Archives: Clinial/Rehab trials

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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Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion Announces Research Study Opportunity for Mothers with Psychiatric Disabilities

The Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion has launched a new research study examining the effectiveness of an Internet parenting education and social support program for mothers with a psychiatric disability. The TU Collaborative is looking for women who are … Continue reading

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Participate: Survey on Workplace Computing

Take a moment to help the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Workplace Accommodations with this important project: Do you work in an office? Want to share your experiences with using a computer? The RERC on Workplace Accommodations is currently distributing … Continue reading

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AT Web Surfers: Participate in a Usability Study!!

Do you use assistive technology to surf the web? The Paciello Group is looking for participants for a usability and accessibility study for a new website now under development. If you use: JAWS ZoomText Dragon your input is wanted and … Continue reading

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Participate: Survey for PAS Users and the Emergency Experiences

From the Pacific ADA Center and the Center for Personal Assistance Services comes this opportunity to share your experiences in preparing for emergencies: The Center on Disability the Public Health Institute along with the Center for Personal Assistance Services at … Continue reading

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TU Collaborative is Recruiting Eligible Participants for an Internet Education and Social Support Research Study!

The NIDRR-funded Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities is conducting a study on Internet education and social support for mothers with mental illness.  The study is recruiting mothers who are interested in participating in an … Continue reading

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911 Emergency Services for Individuals with Disabilities Survey Released

On March 16, 2011, the FCC’s Emergency Access Advisory Committee (EAAC) released a national on-line survey to determine the most effective and efficient technologies and methods by which persons with disabilities may access Next Generation 9-1-1 emergency services systems.  Among … Continue reading

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For DC area folks: Seeking Participants for Usability Testing

The Paciello Group is seeking DC-area residents with mobility or fine motor disabilities to participate in usability testing on March 8th. TPG needs three people with mobility disabilities and three people with fine motor disabilities to test the accessibility and … Continue reading

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Participate: Survey on How You Communicate with Emergency Services

The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Wireless Technology is conducting a survey of how people with disabilities communicate with emergency services. Take 5 minutes to fill it out and you could be eligible to win a $250 Amazon gift card … Continue reading

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