Tag Archives: NIDILRR Projects

When it Hurts to Move: Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle with Chronic Pain and Fatigue Syndromes

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition is offering resources and ideas to help people #MoveInMay with the 0 to 60 website and smartphone apps that provide informational resources on … Continue reading

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ADA: Celebrate 26 Years on the 26th! (Part 2)

July 26th marks the 26th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the historic civil rights law that prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, state and local government services, public … Continue reading

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ADA: Celebrate 26 Years on the 26th! (Part 1)

July 26th marks the 26th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the historic civil rights law that prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, state and local government services, public … 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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What are home rehabilitation support services?

Home rehabilitation support services are rehabilitation and care coordination services provided at home and in the community that support a person’s rehabilitation and care. These services are generally provided to people coming home from a rehab setting, people aging at … Continue reading

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What is home health care?

Home health care, or home health, can be defined as a wide range of health care services that are provided within a person’s home for an illness or injury and can be for the short or long term. Usually, it … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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What is the Americans with Disabilities Act?

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law that was signed into being in 1990. But what does it do? At its simplest, the ADA makes sure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities … Continue reading

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Family Support: Get Involved in the Dialogue!

Last March, the NIDILRR-funded Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Family Support at the University of Illinois in Chicago (H133B140046) and the Easter Seals gave the Disability Community the opportunity to be a part of a dialogue in English … Continue reading

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Artritis y Envejecimiento – Asesoramiento gratuito en español en el Instituto Nacional sobre el Envejecimiento y los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades

Muchos adultos mayores experimentan al menos un tipo de artritis. Ya se trate de la osteoartritis, gota, o artritis reumatoide, hable con su médico acerca de la artritis si usted está experimentando dolor o sensibilidad continuo de la articulación,  hinchazón … Continue reading

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