Tag Archives: Research In Focus

Research in Brief: What is statistical significance?

NARIC’s Research In Focus series highlights new and interesting findings from NIDILRR-funded studies, presented in lay language summaries. The series covers a wide array of topics, and aims to present peer-reviewed research in readable formats, so our readers can learn … 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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Research in Brief: What are Health Literacy, Health Education, and Health Promotion?

NARIC’s Research In Focus series highlights new and interesting findings from NIDILRR-funded studies, presented in lay language summaries. The series covers a wide array of topics, and aims to present peer-reviewed research in readable formats, so our readers can learn … Continue reading

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Answered Questions for August 2022: Information on Recreation, Music, Art, and Related Therapies and Mental Health

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is I have a mental health condition and my psychotherapist has advised me that recreational therapy, art therapy, or music … Continue reading

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Answered Questions for July 2022: What Do I Need to Know Before I Start My Own Business?

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I am unemployed. Now, I am thinking of starting my own business. As a … 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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Social Wellness Month: Connect for Health

A look at research on benefits, barriers, and supports to maintaining social wellness from the NIDILRR community and elsewhere Continue reading

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Answered Questions for June 2022: Learning About the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is I am new to the disability community and would like to know more about the Americans with Disabilities Act … Continue reading

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The Importance of Community Living: Celebrating the Olmstead Anniversary

On June 22nd, 1999, the US Supreme Court issued a ruling in Olmstead v. L.C. that institutionalization of people with disabilities who wish to live in their community instead is a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The … Continue reading

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What is robotics and how can it help or support people with disabilities?

According to the Britannica Encyclopedia, robotics is the “design, construction, and use of machines (robots) to perform tasks done traditionally by human beings.” Robots may be used in such industries as automobile manufacture to perform simple repetitive tasks, and in … Continue reading

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