Tag Archives: community living

Position Announcement: Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities Director

We are posting this information as a courtesy to the community. Please follow the link for more information regarding this opportunity. The University of Montana invites applications for a Director to lead the Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities (RIIC). The … Continue reading

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The Importance of Community Living: Celebrating the Olmstead Anniversary

On June 22nd, 1999, the US Supreme Court issued a ruling in Olmstead v. L.C. that institutionalization of people with disabilities who wish to live in their community instead is a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The … 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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Older Americans Month: Helping People with Disabilities Who Are “Aging My Way”

May is Older Americans Month and the theme for this year is Aging My Way – which explores the many ways that older adults with and without disabilities can continue to live independently and participate in their communities. As people … Continue reading

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National SCI Awareness Month – Tools and Resources for People with SCI, Caregivers, Family Members, and Others

More than 17,000 people each year experience a spinal cord injury. Here are a few resources from the NIDILRR and ACL community to help meet the challenges on the path ahead. Continue reading

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Celebrating the ADA at 30 – Exploring Research on Accessibility, Equity, and Inclusion

On July 26th, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush. Thirty years later, an entire generation has grown up, gone to school, and joined the workforce in a world that is … Continue reading

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Community Living – Resources for Participating in Your Community

June 22nd marks the 21st anniversary of the Supreme Court decision known as Olmstead v. L.C., where the Court determined that the institutional isolation of people with disabilities was unjustified and is a form of unlawful discrimination under the Americans … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for December 2019

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: Our neighbor has a mental health disorder and has had crisis in the past. Is there information and resources … Continue reading

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Let’s Take a Peek at NIDILRR’s Outcome Domains: Community Living and Participation

Welcome back to our series that highlights NIDILRR’s Outcome Domains. This month, we will be looking at NIDILRR’s Community Living and Participation Outcome Domain. Through this research program, NIDILRR seeks to encourage independent living and community integration, to achieve more … Continue reading

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If You Liked … A Brief History of Autism

Usually in the top 10 posts among our Spanish readers, “A Brief History of Autism” discusses the history of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and provides resources and research from the NIDILRR community and elsewhere. Since we first published “A Brief … Continue reading

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