Tag Archives: brain injury

Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for March 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. What is a brain injury? The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) (en inglés) (90DP0082) has a four part series on understanding traumatic … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, February 8 to Friday, February 12

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Advocacy: Minnesota man’s fight for a promotion spurs disability rights debate, galvanizes coworkers (Star Tribune, Minneapolis, MN) In 2013, a large disability services organization, Opportunity Partners, offered Bradford Teslow a position at a … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, November 9 to Friday, November 13

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español Policy: White House seeks to ease veterans’ access to care (The New York Times) This week, President Obama urged congress to improve a program that allows veterans to receive private medical care, speed … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, October 19 to Friday, October 23

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Human Interest: When a toddler with cerebral palsy couldn’t ride in a shopping cart, this grocery store found a solution (The Washington Post) King Soopers supermarket in Loveland, Ohio, has purchased a special … Continue reading

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To Your Health!

It’s National Health Education Week, sponsored by the Society for Public Health Education. Health education range from large-scale campaigns, like tobacco-free kids or getting 30 minutes of exercise, to outreach to underserved communities, like bringing farmer’s markets to inner city neighborhoods. … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 24 – Friday, August 28

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Education: Amazon e-book deal with NYC public schools postponed as Blind advocates say it would leave out visually impaired students (New York Daily News) New York City education officials have shelved a $30 … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, May 12 – Friday, May 16

Human Interest: A man became a math wiz after suffering brain injuries. Researchers think they know why. (The Washington Post) A severe concussion has turned a furniture salesman from Tacoma, Washington into a mathematical genius who sees the world through … Continue reading

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Webinar: Reliability and Error in Measurement Instruments developed with Classical Test Theory and Item Response Theory

WEBINAR (Sponsored by the Analytic Special Interest Group of the TBI Model Systems) Reliability and Error in Measurement Instruments developed with Classical Test Theory and Item Response Theory Presenter:  Alan J. Kozlowski, Ph.D., B.Sc (PT) Date/Time:  April 22, 2014; 4:00 … Continue reading

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Participants Needed for a Health Information Needs Study

The Model System Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC), which is funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), is conducting a study on the health information needs of African Americans and Latinos with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Currently, … Continue reading

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