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Moving Beyond the Conversation for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
A quick look at some current NIDILRR-funded research and development projects helping to Move Beyond the Conversation to action supporting people with #DevelopmentalDisabilities #DDAM23 Continue reading
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
What is robotics and how can it help or support people with disabilities?
According to the Britannica Encyclopedia, robotics is the “design, construction, and use of machines (robots) to perform tasks done traditionally by human beings.” Robots may be used in such industries as automobile manufacture to perform simple repetitive tasks, and in … Continue reading
Mental Health Resources from the NIDILRR Grantee Community
For people with mental health disorders, living and participating in the community may be beneficial to their quality of life. However, they may face barriers to community living, employment, education, or community participation, such as stigma, lack of financial resources, … Continue reading
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