Tag Archives: NIDILRR Research

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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NIDILRR-funded Consumer Products: Parents with Disabilities

People may be born with disabilities, may develop or acquire them as they grow, or they may develop or acquire them as adults. Just as their peers without disabilities, adults with disabilities may choose to be parents and may seek … Continue reading

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Productos para Consumidores Financiados por NIDILRR: Padres con Discapacidades

Las personas pueden nacer con discapacidades, pueden desarrollarlas o adquirirlas a medida que crecen, o pueden desarrollarlas o adquirirlas en la edad adulta. Al igual que sus compañeros sin discapacidades, los adultos con discapacidades pueden elegir ser padres y pueden … Continue reading

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If You Liked… Occupational Therapy: A Brief History

Our blog post, Occupational Therapy: A Brief History, is very popular with our readers – often landing in the top 10 posts! Occupational therapy (OT) has a long history and NIDILRR supports the field by funding projects that research and … Continue reading

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Answered Questions for December 2021: Dental and Oral Health for 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: My son has a disability, and it can be a challenge to help him maintain his dental/oral health. Where … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Assistive Technology for People with Sensory Disabilities – November 2021

This month’s Answered Questions discusses assistive technology for people with sensory disabilities, including mobile health apps, preferences for indoor wayfinding systems; novel technology-based interventions, and more. Continue reading

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Grateful for Family Caregivers: 10 tips for Family Caregivers During the Holidays

November is National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM). There is no better time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country on Thanksgiving and throughout the holidays. Approximately 1 in 5 Americans are family caregivers including children, spouses, partners, and … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community on Social Workers for August 2021

This month’s Answered Questions discusses how social workers help people with disabilities, older adults, and families live as independently as possible. Continue reading

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Resources for People with Traumatic Brain Injury, Their Families, and Service Providers from the NIDILRR Community

This blog post describes a traumatic brain injury and discusses resources from the NIDILRR Community. Continue reading

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Spinal Cord Injury: What is it and what resources and research are available?

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at the National Institutes of Health, a spinal cord injury (SCI) is “damage to the tight bundle of cells and nerves that sends and receives signals from the brain … Continue reading

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