Tag Archives: guidelines

New Guideline Released for Managing Vegetative and Minimally Conscious States

A new guideline for managing vegetative and minimally conscious states was recently published in the journals Neurology (PDF) and Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PDF). The development of this new guideline was partially funded by NIDILRR, continuing a history … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup Monday, Feb 3 – Friday, Feb 7

Health: Guidelines ask women to monitor stroke risks more closely than men (Washington Post) The American Heart Association has released a new set of stroke prevention guidelines that highlight the unique risk factors for stroke women are likely to have. … Continue reading

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People-First from a Personal Perspective

Coming from a journalistic background, I knew all about the power of words and the importance of wording. When I first started at NARIC and was introduced to People-First Language, I understood the notion but the ethos of the community … Continue reading

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Review of NIDRR Presents – “Current and Future Trends in Information Communication Technologies (ICT) for People with Disabilities: How RESNA is helping to lead the way”

On April 17th, 2013 NIDRR hosted NIDRR Presents—Current and Future Trends in Information Communication Technologies (ICT) for People with Disabilities:  How RESNA is helping to lead the way at their Washington, DC offices and by teleconference with guest speaker Dr. … Continue reading

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Access Board will be Holding a Public Hearing on the Proposed Rights-of-Way Guidelines

On November 9th, the Access Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed guidelines for accessible public rights-of-way from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. The hearing provides an opportunity for all interested parties to comment on these guidelines which … Continue reading

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