Tag Archives: research

If you liked … What are psychiatric disabilities?

Our blog post “What are psychiatric disabilities?” has been popular with our readers this year. In this update, we would like to highlight the work of the following NIDILRR-funded projects: The Manual and Training Program to Promote Career Development Among … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for June 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: As a person with a disability, how can I better prepare for emergency situations and what can organizations do … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for April 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What topics are being researched in prosthetics and orthotics? This edition of Answered Questions includes items that discuss patient-specific … Continue reading

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April is National Minority Health Month!

April is National Minority Health month and this year’s theme is Partnering for Health Equity which highlights partnerships at the federal, state, local, tribal and territorial levels that help reduce disparities in health and health care.  Approximately 40.7 million Americans … Continue reading

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NIDILRR Seeks Comment on Draft Long-Range Plan

The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) is requesting comments on its draft long-range plan for the period 2018–2023 (PDF, 348KB). Within ACL, NIDILRR works to generate new knowledge and promote its effective use to improve … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for November 2016

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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Information and referral services at your fingertips!

In 2011, the US Senate passed S.RES 241, which declared November 16th as “National Information and Referral Services Day”. The Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) led the way in the declaration of I&R day. The diverse I&R community … Continue reading

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See Why NARIC Staff <3 PTs

October is National Physical Therapy Month! Bilingual Information Specialist Marta Garcia had plenty of professional experience with PT but this Summer, she got to know PT from the patient side after having a hip replaced. We sat down with Marta … Continue reading

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Chronic pain and disability: Pain Awareness Month

The American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) defines chronic pain as “ongoing or recurrent pain, lasting beyond the usual course of acute illness or injury or more than 3 to 6 months, and which adversely affects the individual’s well-being.” In other … Continue reading

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ACL and NIDILRR designate 14 new SCI Model System Centers

As part of their celebration of National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) announced the designation of 14 new Spinal Cord Injury Model System Centers across the US: September is National Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) … Continue reading

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