Category Archives: Project

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Stroke Awareness Month: Technology for Recovery

For Stroke Awareness Month, we are exploring some of the recent NIDILRR-funded projects focusing on technology to support recovery and rehabilitation from stroke. Continue reading

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NIDILRR-Funded Consumer Products: Accessible Transportation

People with disabilities have the right to move around their communities, their states, their countries, and around the world, just like people without disabilities. However, people with disabilities may have difficulties getting around in their communities due to transportation being … Continue reading

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Productos para Consumidores Financiados por NIDILRR: Transportación Accesible

Las personas con discapacidades tienen el derecho a moverse por sus comunidades, sus estados, sus países, y por todo el mundo, al igual que las personas sin discapacidades. Sin embargo, las personas con discapacidades pueden tener dificultades para moverse en … Continue reading

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NIDILRR-funded Consumer Products: People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

According to the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute on Child Health and Human Development (NICHHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are “differences that are usually present at birth and that uniquely affect the … Continue reading

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Productos Financiados por NIDILRR para los Consumidores: Personas con Discapacidades Intelectuales y del Desarrollo

De acuerdo con el Instituto Nacional Eunice Kennedy Shriver sobre la Salud Infantil y Desarrollo Humano (NICHDD, por sus siglas en inglés) de los Institutos Nacionales de Salud (NIH, por sus siglas en inglés), las discapacidades intelectuales y del desarrollo … Continue reading

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National Minority Health Month – Closing the Gap Through Research

A quick look at NIDILRR-funded research addressing health disparities among people with disabilities from minority communities. Continue reading

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Mes Nacional de la Salud de Minorías – Cerrando la Brecha a Través de la Investigación

Abril es el Mes Nacional de la Salud de Minorías (en inglés), organizado por la Oficina de Salud de Minorías del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos. El evento destaca la función importante que las personas y organizaciones pueden desempeñar … Continue reading

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Full Participation Includes Financial Capability

Financial capability is one facet of full participation in the community – people with disabilities have the right to control their money and make financial decisions. This article looks at current research that makes that possible. Continue reading

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La participación completa incluye la capacidad financiera

Abril es el Mes Nacional de la Capacidad Financiera (en inglés) en los EEUU, destacando el valor de la educación financiera de alta calidad para mejorar la capacidad financiera de los estadounidenses. La capacidad financiera es una faceta de la … Continue reading

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NIDILRR-funded Consumer Products: Augmentative and Alternative Communication

People with disabilities may need augmentative and alternative means to communicate with the world. This may be due to their specific disability, including sensory disabilities (blindness or hearing loss) and intellectual or developmental disabilities (Down syndrome or autism spectrum disorders). … Continue reading

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