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Cool Tech on Cold Days: CES ’17

Here in DC, we’re bundled up against some seriously arctic temperatures. But this chill is nothing compared to the level of COOL on exhibit at the Consumer Electronics Show this past weekend in Las Vegas. Developers showed off everything from … Continue reading

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Tecnología “Cool” en los días fríos: CES ‘17

Aquí, en DC, estamos atados a algunas temperaturas seriamente árcticas. Pero este frío no es nada comparado con el nivel de “COOL” en exhibición en el Espectáculo de Electrónica para los Consumidores este fin de semana en Las Vegas. Los … 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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ACL and NIDILRR designate 14 new SCI Model System Centers

As part of their celebration of National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) announced the designation of 14 new Spinal Cord Injury Model System Centers across the US: September is National Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) … Continue reading

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ACL y NIDILRR designan 14 nuevos Centros del Sistema Modelo de LME

Como parte de su celebración del Mes Nacional de Concientización de la Lesión de la Médula Espinal (en inglés), la Administración para la Vida Comunitaria (ACL por sus siglas en inglés) (en inglés) anunció la designación de 14 nuevos Centros … Continue reading

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Ain’t It Cool?

It may be 90 degrees outside but in here we’re thinking cool: Cool technology from the NIDILRR community? We’re fortunate to be a pert of a community that works on some of the latest technology supporting the independence and participation … Continue reading

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ADA: Celebrate 26 Years on the 26th! (Part 2)

July 26th marks the 26th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the historic civil rights law that prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, state and local government services, public … Continue reading

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ADA: Celebrate 26 Years on the 26th! (Part 1)

July 26th marks the 26th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the historic civil rights law that prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, state and local government services, public … Continue reading

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month!

May is Arthritis Awareness Month.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), arthritis affects one in five adults and 1 in every 250 children the United States.  The CDC, Arthritis Foundation, and other organizations are partnering to … Continue reading

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