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NIDILRR-Funded Research Happens at the Top Rehab Hospitals

Every year, the magazine US News and World Report releases its rankings of top hospitals across the US, including specialty hospitals like those that focus on rehabilitation. For these specialty hospitals, ranking is determined entirely by expert opinion, based on … Continue reading

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La investigación financiada por NIDILRR sucede en los mejores hospitales de rehabilitación

Cada año, la revista “US News and World Report” publica su clasificación de los mejores hospitales de los EEUU, incluyendo los hospitales especializados como los que se centran en la rehabilitación. Para estos hospitales especializados, la calificación está determinada enteramente … Continue reading

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ASIA Inaugural Fellows Include Eleven NIDILRR-Funded SCI Researchers

The American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) recently awarded the first group of Fellows. Eight of the sixteen fellows are current or former principal investigators (PIs) of NIDILRR-funded research projects in spinal cord injury, including the Model Spinal Cord Injury System … Continue reading

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Los becarios inaugurales de ASIA incluyen once investigadores de LME financiados por NIDILRR

La Asociación Estadounidense de Lesión Espinal (ASIA, por sus siglas en inglés) recientemente ha premiado el primer grupo de becarios. Ocho de los dieciséis becarios son investigadores principales actuales o anteriores de proyectos de investigación sobre la lesión de la … Continue reading

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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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