Category Archives: Guide

World Mental Health Day – Managing Stress in the Workplace

October 10th is World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme is mental health in the workplace.  According to the World Health Organization, more than 300 million people globally live with depression, a leading cause of disability; and more than … Continue reading

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Día de la Salud Mental – Manejo del Estrés en el Lugar de Trabajo

El 10 de octubre es el Día Mundial de la Salud Mental y el tema de este año es la salud mental en el lugar de trabajo. Según la Organización Mundial de Salud, más de 300 millones de persoans en … Continue reading

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The Better Living Toolkit: A new resource from the Arthritis Foundation

May is Arthritis Awareness Month.  The Arthritis Foundation has introduced a new resource, the Better Living Toolkit that allows individual’s to understand their arthritic disease and develop a treatment plan unique to their individual needs with the goal to live … 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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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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New SCI resource from the Paralysis Resource Center

Our friends at the Paralysis Resource Center have published a new guide: Don’t Call It a Miracle: The Movement to Cure Spinal Cord Injury by Kate Willette. The 238-page guide covers the basic biology of the spinal cord and what happens … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, May 4 – Friday, May 8

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Human Interest: Since recovery, TV meteorologist helps others forecast, prevent strokes (American Heart Association News) Bri Winkler, a TV meteorologist and news reporter in Los Angeles, is an ambassador with the American Stroke … Continue reading

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NARIC Exhibiting at the World of Possibilities disAbilities, Healthy Aging, and Independent Living Expo this Saturday, April 12th!

NARIC will be exhibiting at the World of Possibilities disAbilities, Healthy Aging, and Independent Living Expo on Saturday, April 12th, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville presented by Caring Communities, Inc. Come visit us! … Continue reading

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NARIC to exhibit at American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Expo!

NARIC will be at the American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Expo (#AOTA14) in Baltimore, MD this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday!  More than 5,000 occupational therapy professionals are expected to meet and share research and resources on the latest … Continue reading

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2013 Annual Compendium on Disability Statistics Released

On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 the NIDRR-funded RRTCs on Disability Statistics and Demographics, and Employment Policy and Measurement in association with the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) released the 2013 Annual Compendium on Disability Statistics.  This year marked … Continue reading

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