Tag Archives: NIDILRR Research

NDEAM Quick Looks: Employment for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

During this last week of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), we turn our attention to workers and job seekers with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Data from the National Core Indicators (PDF) suggest that people with IDD are less … Continue reading

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Active Aging: Optimizing Opportunities for Health, Wellness, and Participation

According to the article, Active Aging: A Global Goal by Rocío Fernández-Ballesteros, et al. (2013), defines active aging as an “umbrella concept embracing a semantic space in which healthy, successful, or productive aging are strongly related.” Active aging was defined … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for September 2020 on Rehabilitation Engineering

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 new rehabilitation services provider and would like to learn more about how rehabilitation engineering research helps … Continue reading

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Mental Health Impacts Us All

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mental health is “an important part of overall health and well-being” and “includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being.” Mental health affects how people think, feel, and act, it helps … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month: What research is available to support Latinos and Hispanics with disabilities?

More than 5.2 million people who identify as Latino or Hispanic live with a disability in the United States. Latinos and Hispanics experience disabilities across the lifespan, and these disabilities can impact their ability to live. learn, and work independently. … Continue reading

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Follow Along – Keeping Up with the NIDILRR Grantee Community

As you may know, NARIC serves as the library and dissemination center for the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). We spend a lot of time following the 300+ active NIDILRR grantees to collect their research … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for August 2020 on Pediatric Burn Injury

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: My granddaughter has a burn injury. What research, information and resources are available to help her? This edition of … Continue reading

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What Does Transition Mean for Young People with Disabilities?

Young people with disabilities will face many transitional periods in their lives. These can be exciting and challenging not just for the young person but also for their families, teachers, and counselors. One of the more exciting transitions is leaving … Continue reading

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

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: My cousin has a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and our family wants to help them live as independently as … Continue reading

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Let’s Take a Peek at NIDILRR’s Outcome Domains and Support Areas: The ADA National Network

Welcome back to our series that highlights NIDILRR’s Outcome Domains and Support Areas. Today, we will look at NIDILRR’s Outcome Domain and Support Area on the ADA National Network. Through this research program, NIDILRR helps people with disabilities, business, organizations, governments, and other stakeholders … Continue reading

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