Tag Archives: NIDILRR Research

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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Older Americans Month: Helping People with Disabilities Who Are “Aging My Way”

May is Older Americans Month and the theme for this year is Aging My Way – which explores the many ways that older adults with and without disabilities can continue to live independently and participate in their communities. As people … Continue reading

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Answered Questions for April 2022: Assistive Technology and Rehabilitation for the Full Participation of People with Limb Loss

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: Due to a recent injury, my arm had to be amputated. I want to be able to participate in … Continue reading

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NIDILRR-funded Consumer Products: People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

According to the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute on Child Health and Human Development (NICHHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are “differences that are usually present at birth and that uniquely affect the … Continue reading

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Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month – Including Autistic Adults in Community

Throughout April, several organizations and agencies recognize Autism Awareness or Autism Acceptance Month. Many events and programs may focus on children on the autism spectrum and their families. Recently, however, there has been more attention on the lives of autistic … Continue reading

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