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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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In the Stacks – Research on Veterans with Disabilities in the NARIC Collection

NARIC’s collection includes more than 100,000 publications and over 200,000 abstracts. We take a virtual walk through the stacks to find research on veterans with disabilities and their families from the NIDILRR community and elsewhere. Continue reading

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Mental Health Impacts Us All

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mental health is “an important part of overall health and well-being” and “includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being.” Mental health affects how people think, feel, and act, it helps … Continue reading

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FUNDELA: Increasing Research and Knowledge on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

The Spanish Foundation for the Promotion of Research on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (FUNDELA, Spanish acronym) was established in December 2002, with the specific objective of promoting research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in Spain. FUNDELA also disseminates information on advances … Continue reading

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