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For Veterans Day: Research and Resources Supporting Vets with Disabilities and Their Families

Each November, we pause to recognize Veterans and honor their service and sacrifice during war and peace. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, almost 5 million veterans are living with a service-connected disability, that is a disability that resulted … Continue reading

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by Celebrating NIDILRR’s Latinx/Hispanic Grantees!

Each year, during Hispanic Heritage Month, we share with you the stories of famous Latinxs/Hispanics with disabilities. This year, we will share with you some of the NIDILRR-funded projects being led by Latinx/Hispanic researchers. The projects topics range from different … Continue reading

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¡Celebre el Mes de la Herencia Hispana celebrando a los concesionarios latinos/hispanos de NIDILRR!

Cada año, durante el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, compartimos con ustedes las historias de famosos latinos/hispanos con discapacidades. Este año, compartiremos con ustedes algunos de los proyectos financiados por NIDILRR liderados por investigadores latinos/hispanos. Los temas de los proyectos … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month, Latinxs/Hispanics with Disabilities, and Disability-Related Research

Hispanic Heritage Month begins today and the theme for this year is “Hispanic Americans: A History of Serving Our Nation.” Hispanic and Latinx Americans have served and contributed to the history of the US since the beginning.  In honor of … Continue reading

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NIDILRR-Funded Research Happens at the Top Rehab Hospitals

Every year, the magazine US News and World Report releases its rankings of top hospitals across the US, including specialty hospitals like those that focus on rehabilitation. For these specialty hospitals, ranking is determined entirely by expert opinion, based on … Continue reading

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Let’s Take a Peek at NIDILRR’s Research Outcome Domains!

Welcome to our new series “Let’s Take a Peek at NIDILRR’s Research Domains”! This series highlights several projects and products within each of NIDILRR’s Research Outcome Domains. For the inaugural publication of this series, we will be looking at NIDILRR’s … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for March 2019

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: Our child with disabilities has begun high school and we are starting to plan their transition into adulthood. What … Continue reading

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Celebrating Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month with Research!

March is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, including National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day declared by Congress on March 25th. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, CP refers to a group of neurological disorders that appear in infancy … Continue reading

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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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