Tag Archives: NIDILRR Projects

Answered Questions for May 2022: Accessible Transportation

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is I was recently diagnosed with a disability, which affects my ability to drive. What research, resources and information are … Continue reading

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Stroke Awareness Month: Technology for Recovery

For Stroke Awareness Month, we are exploring some of the recent NIDILRR-funded projects focusing on technology to support recovery and rehabilitation from stroke. Continue reading

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Older Americans Month: Helping People with Disabilities Who Are “Aging My Way”

May is Older Americans Month and the theme for this year is Aging My Way – which explores the many ways that older adults with and without disabilities can continue to live independently and participate in their communities. As people … Continue reading

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Answered Questions for April 2022: Assistive Technology and Rehabilitation for the Full Participation of People with Limb Loss

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: Due to a recent injury, my arm had to be amputated. I want to be able to participate in … Continue reading

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NIDILRR-funded Consumer Products: People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

According to the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute on Child Health and Human Development (NICHHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are “differences that are usually present at birth and that uniquely affect the … Continue reading

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National Minority Health Month – Closing the Gap Through Research

A quick look at NIDILRR-funded research addressing health disparities among people with disabilities from minority communities. Continue reading

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Full Participation Includes Financial Capability

Financial capability is one facet of full participation in the community – people with disabilities have the right to control their money and make financial decisions. This article looks at current research that makes that possible. Continue reading

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NIDILRR-funded Consumer Products: Augmentative and Alternative Communication

People with disabilities may need augmentative and alternative means to communicate with the world. This may be due to their specific disability, including sensory disabilities (blindness or hearing loss) and intellectual or developmental disabilities (Down syndrome or autism spectrum disorders). … Continue reading

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Answered Questions for February 2022: Intimacy and People with Disabilities

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 parent of a young adult with a disability, and I want to ensure that they are … Continue reading

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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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