Category Archives: News

NARIC Welcomes Robert Jaeger, NIDILRR’s New Director

We are very excited to welcome Robert (Bob) Jaeger as the new Director of the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research! Technically, we should say “welcome back” because Bob is an old friend of the NIDILRR community. … Continue reading

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NARIC da la bienvenida a Robert Jaeger, Nuevo director de NIDILRR

¡Estamos muy emocionados de darle la bienvenida a Robert (Bob) Jaeger como el Nuevo director del Instituto Nacional de la Rehabilitación sobre la Discapacidad, Vida Independiente, y Rehabilitación! Técnicamente, deberíamos decir “bienvenido de nuevo” porque Bob es un viejo amigo … Continue reading

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Dogs, and Other Animals, at Your Service

Last month, the US Supreme Court sided with the family of Ehlena Fry, stating that the family did not have to go through exhaustive administrative appeals when Ehlena’s school denied her request to bring her service dog, Wonder, into the … Continue reading

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NIDILRR-Funded Research in Action: Real-Time Text

Technology developed by NIDILRR-funded researchers is making communication easier and more conversation-friendly for people who are Deaf, hard-of-hearing, or have speech disabilities! On Friday, December 16th, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) amended its rules to allow phone companies to replace … Continue reading

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Investigación financiada por NIDILRR en acción: Texto en tiempo real

¡La tecnología desarrollada por los investigadores financiados por NIDILRR está haciendo que la comunicación sea más fácil y que sea más amigable a la conversación para las personas que son sordas, con dificultades auditivas, o que tienen discapacidades del habla! … Continue reading

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NIDILRR Seeks Input to Guide Strategic Planning

The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) through the Administration for Community Living (ACL) is seeking comments and hosting several listening sessions across the country to help inform future funding priorities and strategic direction.  Public meetings … Continue reading

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NIDILRR busca información para orientar la planificación estratégica

El Instituto Nacional de la Investigación sobre la Discapacidad, Vida Independiente, y Rehabilitación (NIDILRR por sus siglas en inglés) (en inglés) a través de la Administración de la Vida Comunitaria (ACL por sus siglas en inglés) (en inglés) está buscando comentarios y … Continue reading

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MS World spotlights NIDILRR-funded researchers at IMSCOGS

Dr. Daniel Kantor and Jennifer Pizzuto of MS World interviewed several NIDILRR-funded researchers at the annual meeting of the International Multiple Sclerosis Cognition Society (IMSCOGS) in June. The interviews are now available on MS World’s YouTube Channel: John DeLuca, PhD, … Continue reading

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National Council on Disability and Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation partner on the Parenting with a Disability Toolkit!

The National Council on Disability (NCD) and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation have partnered to create the Parenting with a Disability Toolkit!  NCD and the Reeve Foundation released the “toolkit” at the White House Forum on the Civil Rights … Continue reading

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Celebrating Fibromyalgia Awareness Day! Your Voice Matters!

May 12th is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day.  This year’s theme is “Your Voice Matters.”  Fibromyalgia  (FM) also known as fibromyalgia syndrome, fibromyositis, and fibrositis, is one of the most common chronic pain conditions.  The disorder affects an estimated 10 million people … Continue reading

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