Tag Archives: Research In Focus

Answered Questions: Assistive Technology for People with Sensory Disabilities – November 2021

This month’s Answered Questions discusses assistive technology for people with sensory disabilities, including mobile health apps, preferences for indoor wayfinding systems; novel technology-based interventions, and more. Continue reading

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Resources from the NIDILRR Community for People with Burn Injuries

A burn injury is tissue damage that results from heat, overexposure to the sun or other radiation, or chemical or electrical contact, which may be result in minor injuries or life-threatening emergencies. A person may have a burn injury when … Continue reading

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NDEAM: Employment Research In Focus

As National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) continues, we’re exploring some of the employment research we’ve covered in our regular series, Research In Focus. This series highlights new and interesting findings from NIDILRR-funded studies, presented in lay language summaries in … Continue reading

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Staying Fit Together – Family Health and Fitness Day

The second Saturday in June is Family Health and Fitness Day, organized by the National Recreation and Park Association and bringing attention to the importance of parks and recreation in keeping communities healthy. These spaces offer families of all abilities … Continue reading

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Highlighting Research In Focus: Global Accessibility Awareness Day

For Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we’re looking way beyond websites to envision an accessible and inclusive digital world. Continue reading

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Statistics Tell the Story of Us

Researchers use statistical data to tell the story of us: how we live, learn, work, and more. This Spotlight post features 15 Research In Focus summaries of NIDILRR-funded statistical studies and the stories they tell. Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for January 2021 on Parents with Disabilities

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: My partner and I are about to have our first child and I have a disability. What resources and … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for August 2020 on Pediatric Burn Injury

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: My granddaughter has a burn injury. What research, information and resources are available to help her? This edition of … Continue reading

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Research in Brief: Research Designs

In 2016 we began the Research In Focus series, highlighting new and interesting findings from NIDILRR-funded studies, presented in a reader-friendly format. As a follow up, we offer our occasional series Research In Brief, where we break down some of … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for July 2020

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: My cousin has a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and our family wants to help them live as independently as … Continue reading

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