Tag Archives: NIDILRR Projects

Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for May 2020

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I recently had a spinal cord injury (SCI) and have heard that exoskeletons can be beneficial to people with … Continue reading

Posted in Publications, Respuestas a las Preguntas | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What is Lupus?

According to the Mayo Clinic, lupus is a systematic autoimmune disease that occurs when a person’s immune system attacks their own tissues and organs. Lupus may be difficult to diagnose because the signs and symptoms for lupus may mimic those … Continue reading

Posted in Answer Queue | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Exploring the Research on Aging with Disabilities for Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month, a celebration led by the Administration for Community Living. The theme for 2020 is “Make Your Mark,” encouraging and celebrating the countless contributions that older adults make to our communities every day. Within the community … Continue reading

Posted in Event, history, Right Resources Right Now | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Burn Model Systems – More than 25 Years of Leadership in Burn Injury Research

This is National Burn Awareness Week, sponsored by the American Burn Association, and we’re taking some time to spotlight more than 25 years of research and development from the Burn Model System (BMS) Centers, first funded by NIDILRR in 1993. … Continue reading

Posted in history, Project | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Let’s Take a Peek at NIDILRR’s Outcome Domains and Support Areas: Disability Demographics

Welcome back to our series that highlights NIDILRR’s Outcome Domains and Support Areas. This month, we will be looking at NIDILRR’s Disability Demographics Support Area. Through this research program, NIDILRR seeks to emphasize knowledge areas that are cross-cutting and essential to the support and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for January 2020

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: Our child received a concussion while playing their favorite sport. We want to know how to best support them … Continue reading

Posted in Answer Queue, Publications, Respuestas a las Preguntas | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What is Osteoporosis?

According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), osteoporosis is a “disease characterized by low bone mass and structural deterioration of bone tissue.” The low bone mass and … Continue reading

Posted in Answer Queue | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for December 2019

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: Our neighbor has a mental health disorder and has had crisis in the past. Is there information and resources … Continue reading

Posted in Answer Queue, Publications, Respuestas a las Preguntas | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Let’s Take a Peek at NIDILRR’s Outcome Domains: Community Living and Participation

Welcome back to our series that highlights NIDILRR’s Outcome Domains. This month, we will be looking at NIDILRR’s Community Living and Participation Outcome Domain. Through this research program, NIDILRR seeks to encourage independent living and community integration, to achieve more … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

If you liked … A Brief History of Autism, Part II

Popular with our Spanish readers, “A Brief History of Autism” discusses when children first began being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), how ASD is currently defined, and about studies on ASD. Although we updated the original post at the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment