Tag Archives: NIDILRR Research

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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Let’s Take a Peek at NIDILRR’s Outcome Domains and Support Areas: Capacity Building for Rehabilitation Research and Training

Welcome back to our series that highlights NIDILRR’s Outcome Domains and Support Areas. This month, we will be looking at NIDILRR’s Capacity Building for Rehabilitation Research and Training. Through this research program, NIDILRR seeks to support advanced instruction for researchers and service providers and … Continue reading

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If you liked … What are physical barriers?

Always in our top ten blog posts among our English and Spanish readers, What are physical barriers? defines physical barriers for people with disabilities, recommends organizations that provide information related to the standards issued under the Americans with Disabilities Act … Continue reading

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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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