Tag Archives: research

Autism and Neurodiversity – Differences, not Deficits

For #Autism Acceptance Month, we’re looking at the diversity of #NIDILRR-funded research and development supporting early intervention, school to work/college transition, and full community participation of autistic people. Continue reading

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If You Liked… Traumatic Brain Injury: What is It and What Research and Resources are Available?

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, organized by the Brain Injury Association of America. The observance offers an important opportunity to bring attention to the prevention of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to promote strategies to improve the quality of … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Wheelchair Technology of Today and Tomorrow

NARIC Director Mark X. Odum reflects on his experience as a powered wheelchair user and what this essential technology means to his independence. Continue reading

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You Can Help Understand TBI: Join the Late Effects of TBI Project

If you have ever sustained a moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) or experienced repetitive head impacts or exposures, you may be eligible to participate in a ground-breaking research study. The Brain Injury Research Center (BIRC) at Mount Sinai … Continue reading

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The Chilean Down21 Group:  Working Towards the Education and Inclusion of People with Down Syndrome

The Chilean Down21 Group (Down21 Chile) (in Spanish) is a network of parents, institutions, and professionals who work toward the education and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. The goals of Down21 Chile are to disseminate programs, methods, and activities … 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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Position Announcement: Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities Director

We are posting this information as a courtesy to the community. Please follow the link for more information regarding this opportunity. The University of Montana invites applications for a Director to lead the Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities (RIIC). The … Continue reading

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The Seville Spina Bifida Association: Supporting People with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus and Their Families

The Seville Spina Bifida Association (ASEB, Spanish acronym)  (in Spanish) was established on December 14, 1987, in Seville, Spain to promote the care for children and adults with disabilities, especially those affected by spina bifida and hydrocephalus, in the fields … Continue reading

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What is the Difference between Disability Employment Policy Research and Employment Research?

For people with disabilities, full participation in the community can include working full- or part-time, ideally in an integrated setting with a mix of people with and without disabilities and for competitive pay. Research and development in employment seeks to … Continue reading

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Is Your Research Pitch “Camera Ready”?

In talking with researchers and developers in the NIDILRR grantee community, we’ve learned that they are passionate about their work and excited to share it with their colleagues, practitioners, and, most importantly, people with disabilities and their families. These researchers … Continue reading

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