Tag Archives: NIDILRR History

#CIL50 – Celebrating 50 Years of the Independent Living Movement – and Looking Ahead to the Future

The Berkeley Center for Independent Living celebrates its 50th anniversary and the beginnings of the modern independent living movement. We follow along with NIDILRR-funded IL research and development through the years. Continue reading

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Celebrating 10 Years of News and Notes!

We’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of our newsletter and reflecting on what’s changed in the intervening decade. Continue reading

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Celebrating 100 Years of Vocational Rehabilitation – with 40 Years of Research

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act, we shine our spotlight on more than 40 years of NIDILRR-funded research in VR. Continue reading

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The SCI Model System Centers – A Brief History

This National Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Awareness Month, we’d like to acknowledge the long history of the SCI Model System Centers! While NIDILRR is turning 40 this year, the SCI Model System Centers are actually closer to 50! In 1967 … Continue reading

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NIDILRR at 40: TBI Research from Injury to Re-Integration

As we head toward the celebration of NIDILRR’s 40th anniversary this October, we will take an occasional look at the achievements of the grantee community in different areas. At next week’s Federal Interagency Conference on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), co-sponsored … Continue reading

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