Tag Archives: REHABDATA

Come Together During Suicide Prevention Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and the week of September 5-11 is National Suicide Prevention Week. Suicide is a major public health concern and a leading cause of death in the United States (https://www.cdc.gov/suicide/facts/index.html). It is also preventable. The … 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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Demencia: Un trastorno que afecta la función cognitiva

Según el Instituto Nacional de Envejecimiento (NIA, por sus siglas en inglés) en los Institutos Nacionales de Salud (NIH, por sus siglas en inglés), la demencia es la “pérdida del funcionamiento cognitivo – pensamiento, recuerdo, y la razón – y … Continue reading

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In the Stacks – Research on Veterans with Disabilities in the NARIC Collection

NARIC’s collection includes more than 100,000 publications and over 200,000 abstracts. We take a virtual walk through the stacks to find research on veterans with disabilities and their families from the NIDILRR community and elsewhere. Continue reading

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En las colecciones – Investigaciones sobre los veteranos con discapacidades en la colección de NARIC

Según el Departamento de Asuntos de Veteranos, alrededor de 5 millones de veteranos están viviendo con una discapacidad conectada con el servicio, eso es una discapacidad que ha resultado de una enfermedad o lesión sufrida o agravada durante el servicio … Continue reading

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REHABDATA Thesaurus Updates

NARIC’s librarians and abstractors use the REHABDATA Thesaurus to index new material entering the NARIC collection. This tool was originally developed along side the REHABDATA database, and was informed by research and practice in disability and rehabilitation research. The Thesaurus … Continue reading

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Celebrating the ADA at 30 – Exploring Research on Accessibility, Equity, and Inclusion

On July 26th, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush. Thirty years later, an entire generation has grown up, gone to school, and joined the workforce in a world that is … Continue reading

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Celebrando la ADA a los 30 años – Explorando la investigación sobre la accesibilidad, equidad, e inclusión

El 26 de julio, 1990, la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA, por sus siglas en inglés) fue promulgada por el presidente George H. W. Bush. Treinta años después, una generación entera ha crecido, fue a la escuela, y se … Continue reading

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Buscar, explorar, y profundizar en los recursos de NARIC

Por más de 40 años, los bibliotecarios y especialistas en información de NARIC han desarrollado o publicado una gran cantidad de recursos para conectar a las personas con discapacidades, profesionales, investigadores, proveedores de atención, y abogados a la información e … Continue reading

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Building a COVID-19 Literature Collection with a Disability Focus

As we wrap up National Library Week, we are taking a look at what it takes to maintain a library collection that is relevant, responsive, and reliable. Natalie Collier, our acquisitions manager, shares what we’re doing to track and add … Continue reading

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