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Answered Questions for January 2022: Peer Mentors and People with Disabilities

January’s #AnsweredQuestions discusses #PeerMentors and how they #Support people with #Disabilities Continue reading

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MAVI: Achieving Independent Living in Puerto Rico

The Movement for the Achievement of Independent Living (MAVI, acronym in Spanish) (in Spanish) is a pioneering, non-profit organization that promotes independent living of people with disabilities. MAVI helps people with disabilities develop the skills to take control in making … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Assistive Technology for People with Sensory Disabilities – November 2021

This month’s Answered Questions discusses assistive technology for people with sensory disabilities, including mobile health apps, preferences for indoor wayfinding systems; novel technology-based interventions, and more. Continue reading

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Inclusive Apprenticeships – Building a Pipeline for a Diverse Workforce

For National Apprenticeship Week, we’re highlighting research and resources for creating inclusive apprenticeships, which could be key to creating a workforce of diverse talents and experience. Continue reading

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NDEAM: Employment Research In Focus

As National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) continues, we’re exploring some of the employment research we’ve covered in our regular series, Research In Focus. This series highlights new and interesting findings from NIDILRR-funded studies, presented in lay language summaries in … Continue reading

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America’s Recovery is Powered by Inclusion, Including Those in Recovery

This is Mental Illness Awareness Week and the first full week of NDEAM – we’re highlighting research and resources for workplaces that inclusive of people with mental illness. Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community on Resources for the Latinx Disability Community for September 2021

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I am a service provider that works with the Latinx disability community. What information, resources, research are available in … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community on Social Workers for August 2021

This month’s Answered Questions discusses how social workers help people with disabilities, older adults, and families live as independently as possible. Continue reading

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The Seville Spina Bifida Association: Supporting People with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus and Their Families

The Seville Spina Bifida Association (ASEB, Spanish acronym)  (in Spanish) was established on December 14, 1987, in Seville, Spain to promote the care for children and adults with disabilities, especially those affected by spina bifida and hydrocephalus, in the fields … Continue reading

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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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