Tag Archives: NIDILRR Research

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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NIDILRR-funded Consumer Products: Augmentative and Alternative Communication

People with disabilities may need augmentative and alternative means to communicate with the world. This may be due to their specific disability, including sensory disabilities (blindness or hearing loss) and intellectual or developmental disabilities (Down syndrome or autism spectrum disorders). … Continue reading

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Answered Questions for February 2022: Intimacy and 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 I am a parent of a young adult with a disability, and I want to ensure that they are … Continue reading

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Answered Questions for January 2022: Peer Mentors and People with Disabilities

January’s #AnsweredQuestions discusses #PeerMentors and how they #Support people with #Disabilities Continue reading

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NIDILRR-funded Consumer Products: Parents with Disabilities

People may be born with disabilities, may develop or acquire them as they grow, or they may develop or acquire them as adults. Just as their peers without disabilities, adults with disabilities may choose to be parents and may seek … Continue reading

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Productos para Consumidores Financiados por NIDILRR: Padres con Discapacidades

Las personas pueden nacer con discapacidades, pueden desarrollarlas o adquirirlas a medida que crecen, o pueden desarrollarlas o adquirirlas en la edad adulta. Al igual que sus compañeros sin discapacidades, los adultos con discapacidades pueden elegir ser padres y pueden … Continue reading

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