Tag Archives: NIDILRR Research

Transportation Services – A Means of Getting Around and Participating in Your Community

What are transportation services? They are a way to participate in your community. Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for March 2021 on Down syndrome

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 mother and my baby was diagnosed with Down syndrome. What resources and research are available … Continue reading

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Invisible or Hidden Disabilities: What are they?

According to the Invisible Disabilities Association, invisible disabilities are physical, mental, or neurological conditions that are not visible from the outside, “yet can limit or challenge a person’s movements, senses, or activities.” These disabilities include symptoms or limitations that may … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community on Home Modifications for February 2021

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 person with a disability and I need to modify my home so that it is more … Continue reading

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Transitioning to Adulthood: Resources from the NIDILRR Community

For young people with disabilities, transitional periods offer both challenges and opportunities. These include the transition to high school, from high school to college or work, or the transition to other adult phases like moving toward independence in the community. … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for January 2021 on Parents 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 partner and I are about to have our first child and I have a disability. What resources and … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for December 2020 – COVID-19 Resources 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: The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone. Are there resources and information related to COVID-19 specific to the needs of … Continue reading

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Dementia: A Disorder that Affects Cognitive Function

According to the National Institute of Aging (NIA) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), dementia is the “loss of cognitive functioning – thinking, remembering, and reason – and behavioral abilities to such an extent that it interferes with a … Continue reading

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Human Rights Day: Recognizing the Rights and Freedoms of Everyone

According to the Office of the High Commissioner of the United Nations, Human Rights Day is “observed by the international community every year on December 10” and “commemorates the day in 1948” when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for November 2020 on Parenting Children 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 child with disabilities and I need resources to help me help my child. … Continue reading

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