Tag Archives: NIDILRR

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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Servicios de transportación – Una forma de moverse y participar en su comunidad

¿Qué son los servicios de transportación? Estos servicios se definen en esta publicación. Continue reading

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Autism and Technology for Independence – A Quick Look at the Research

For Autism Acceptance Month, we’re highlighting current and recent projects developing and testing technology to support the independence of people with autism at school, at work, and in the community. Continue reading

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Autismo y la tecnología para la independencia – Una mirada rápida a la investigación

Para el Mes de la Aceptación del Autismo, destacamos proyectos actuales y recientes que desarrollan y prueban tecnología para apoyar la independencia de las personas con autismo en la escuela, el trabajo y la comunidad. Continue reading

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Home Modifications: Resources from the NIDILRR Community

For people with disabilities and older adults, living independently in the community is important. However, the houses, condos, and apartments in their community of choice may present challenges [CJ1] for them, such as stairs to enter or exit, fall hazards, and … Continue reading

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Modificaciones en el hogar: Recursos de la comunidad de NIDILRR

Para las personas con discapacidades y adultos mayores, es importante vivir de forma independiente en la comunidad. Sin embargo, las casas, condominios, y apartamentos en su comunidad de su elección pueden presentar desafíos para ellos, como escaleras para entrar o … 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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Discapacidades invisibles u ocultas: ¿Qué son?

Según la Asociación de Discapacidades Invisibles (en inglés), las discapacidades invisibles son condiciones físicas, mentales, o neurológicas que no son visibles desde afuera, “pero pueden limitar o desafiar los movimientos, sentidos, o actividades de una persona.” Estas discapacidades incluyen síntomas … 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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