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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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At a Loss for Words – Aphasia Awareness Month

June is National Aphasia Awareness Month, sponsored by the National Aphasia Association. Aphasia affects about 2,000,000 people in the US and is most often caused by stroke, brain injury or tumor, or other neurological condition. It affects a person’s ability … Continue reading

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NIDRR Researchers Named to FCC Disability Advisory Committee

The Federal Communications Commission has officially announced and scheduled the first meeting of the new Disability Advisory Committee. Several members of the NIDRR community will serve on the committee, providing advice and recommendations to the FCC on a wide array … Continue reading

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