Tag Archives: personal assistance services

NIDILRR-Funded Consumer Products: Physical and Occupational Therapies

According to the National Library of Medicine (NLM), physical therapy (PT) “may include certain exercises, massages and treatments based on physical stimuli (e.g., heat, cold, electrical currents or ultrasound).” The objective of PT is to relieve pain, help you move … Continue reading

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Transportation Services in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area

In August of 2010, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments furnished Reach A Ride to establish a web accessible database of information dealing with specialized transportation in the DC area. Reach A Ride is available for consumers and social services … Continue reading

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Participate: Survey for PAS Users and the Emergency Experiences

From the Pacific ADA Center and the Center for Personal Assistance Services comes this opportunity to share your experiences in preparing for emergencies: The Center on Disability the Public Health Institute along with the Center for Personal Assistance Services at … Continue reading

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Comentario de la película Murderball

Gracias a Netflix, pude alquilar la pelicula Murderball hace algunos fines de semana. Murderball es una película independiente que muestra la vida de los jugadores de rugby en los equipos de Canadá y Estados Unidos  para los juegos Para-Olímpicos y cómo llegaron a unirse a sus equipos. Esta película muestra los atletas parapléjicos en toda su gloria – de levantarse y vestirse en la mañana a practicar su deporte a ir a … Continue reading

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New Guide: Managing your own Personal Assistance Services

The Office on Disability and Employment Policy has developed a guide for youth with disabilities transitioning to adulthood: Making the Move to Managing Your Own Personal Assistance Services (PAS): A Toolkit for Youth with Disabilities Transitioning to Adulthood Whether moving … Continue reading

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NARIC’s Digital Archive: New Additions

We’re chugging along through the final reports in our collection. It also gives us the opportunity to add some historical information to the Program Database of projects funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (our funding agency). … Continue reading

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Webinar: Do non-institutional long-term care services reduce Medicaid spending?

Update: This webcast has been archived at http://www.pascenter.org/webcast/index.php The Center for Personal Assistance Services is presenting a one-hour webinar discussing increased spending in home and community based services: Please join us for a webinar hosted by the Center for Personal … Continue reading

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NARIC Digital Archive Project: New Additions

A whole “new” crop of documents has been scanned and added to the digital archive including: Enhancing consumer-counselor working relationships in rehabilitation: Final report. McMahon, B. T. 2002 O14309. FORGING COALITIONS: NETWORKING WITH TRADITIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS TOWARD PROMOTING MINORITY … Continue reading

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NARIC’s Digital Archive: New additions and the next phase!

We are incredibly pleased to announce we’ve completed the first phase of our archive plan! In this first phase, we targeted items that had been requested at one time by NIDRR staff or other NARIC patrons. The result is more … Continue reading

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