Tag Archives: community living

Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community – January 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. NIDILRR Projects: The Community for All Project to Develop a Series of Six Online Toolkits to Improve Community Living and Participation for People … Continue reading

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Impact Feature on Supporting Wellness for Adults with Intellectual and Other Developmental Disabilities Highlighted by AAHD

The April 5th edition of Disability & Public News from the American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) features the NIDILRR-funded Research and Training Center on Community Living and Institute on Community Integration publication – Impact:  Feature issue on supporting … Continue reading

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4th Annual Research-to-Policy Roundtable

The 4th Annual Research-to-Policy Roundtable took place in the afternoon of December 3rd following the release of the 2014 Compendium of Disability Statistics. Mark Periello, President of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), expressed his excitement to transition … Continue reading

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Administration for Community Living and the U.S. Department of Justice Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Olmstead Decision

Sunday, June 22nd 2014 marks the 15th anniversary of the Olmstead decision, the landmark ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court affirming the right of individuals with disabilities to a life within their community. On Friday, June 20th, the Administration for … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Transportation Hosts Online Dialog for Individuals to Share Their Thoughts on Mobility and Transportation Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is holding an online dialog about transportation and assistive technology for people with disabilities between now and Friday, May 30th, 2014. DOT needs your input on mobility and transportation technology preferences and needs of … Continue reading

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Quick Resource Highlight: Connecting People to Religious Congregations and Spiritual Groups

This is one of the busiest weeks of the year for Christian and Jewish Congregations: Passover and Easter coincide meaning people are getting together to worship and celebrate all over the world! We wanted to take a moment to share a … Continue reading

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A Toolkit of Recovery Promoting Competencies

The project Toolkit of Recovery Promoting Competencies for Mental Health Rehabilitation Providers is funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). It is one of NIDRR’s Field Initiated Projects and falls within the funding priority of participation … Continue reading

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White House Disability Call for August

At 2pm EST on August 24th, 2012, the White House Disability Call took place. The call was led by Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy and the speaker’s for the call were Valerie Jarett, Senior Adviser to … Continue reading

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Open for Comment: NIDRR’s Proposed Long Range Plan 2013-2017

As a reader of the NARIC Spotlight, you know that NARIC is the library for the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), one of two institutes at the US Department of Education. Every 5 years, NIDRR develops and … Continue reading

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Four Proposed Priorities Proposed Today!

Three items were published in the Federal Register today announcing new priorities for NIDRR projects. We sent them out through our NIDRR Announcements listserv. In case you accidentally deleted it (or you’re not subscribed, see our previous post about it), … Continue reading

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