Tag Archives: NIDILRR Research

What is Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss may be defined as not being able to hear as well as someone with normal hearing. Hard of hearing refers to having hearing loss that ranges from mild to severe. A person who is Deaf* may have profound … Continue reading

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Answered Questions for December 2022: Latinx Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Their Parents

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: We are Latinx parents of a small child who recently was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). What resources, … Continue reading

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NIDILRR-Funded Consumer Products: Physical and Occupational Therapies

According to the National Library of Medicine (NLM), physical therapy (PT) “may include certain exercises, massages and treatments based on physical stimuli (e.g., heat, cold, electrical currents or ultrasound).” The objective of PT is to relieve pain, help you move … Continue reading

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities – Research on Health and Health Disparities

December 3rd is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 1 billion people worldwide experience disability, and that number is growing. Advances in healthcare and assistive technology are helping people with disabilities … Continue reading

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If You Liked… Disability in the Latino Community

For Hispanic Heritage Month, NARIC’s information specialists wanted to look at how the view of disability within the Latino, now called Latinx, community has begun to change. In some circles, our information specialists have observed that the view of disability … Continue reading

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Answered Questions for September 2022: Information and Resources on Burn Injuries and the Pain Associated with Them

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is My spouse recently experienced a burn injury that left them in the hospital. And, due to the burn injury, … Continue reading

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NIDILRR-Funded Consumer Products: Employment for Latinx/Hispanics with Disabilities

People with disabilities, including Latinx/Hispanics with disabilities, have the right to be employed in integrated and competitive work, just like their colleagues without disabilities. However, Latinx/Hispanics and other people with disabilities may experience barriers to employment. These barriers may include … Continue reading

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National Recovery Month – Many Paths to Wellness

The path to recovery for people with mental health and substance use disorders can take many turns and byways: education, employment, physical wellness, and relationship building among them! Continue reading

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NIDILRR-funded Consumer Products: Parents of Children with Disabilities

Children may be born with disabilities, develop them as they grow, or acquire them through injury or illness. In addition to the everyday challenges and joys of raising a child, parents of children with disabilities may need additional support, such … Continue reading

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If you liked… What are hidden and invisible disabilities?

May 2022 hosts a variety of awareness events, including Mental Health Awareness Month, Better Speech and Hearing Month, National Arthritis Awareness Month, and National Stroke Awareness Month, among others. To help celebrate, we are updating our blogpost on hidden and … Continue reading

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