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Tag Archives: SCI
Answered Questions for March 2023: Where Can I Learn More about Taking Care of My Reproductive Health as a Person with a Disability?
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I am a young adult with disabilities and my partner and I would like to have children one day. … Continue reading
Posted in Answer Queue, Respuestas a las Preguntas, Spanish Tagged access to services, burn injuries, contraception, COVID-19, developmental disabilities, family planning, family planning services, health literacy, intellectual disabilities, Intimacy, menstrual changes after SCI, mental health, NIDILRR, pregnancy and disability, reproductive health, SCI, sex, sexuality, Spanish, TBI Leave a comment
Answered Questions for February 2022: Intimacy and People with Disabilities
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is I am a parent of a young adult with a disability, and I want to ensure that they are … Continue reading
Posted in Answer Queue, Publications, Respuestas a las Preguntas Tagged ASD, autism spectrum disorder, burn injuries, companionship, couples therapy program, Disabilities, disability, Diversity, family, friendships, intellectual and developmental disabilities, interventions, Intimacy, marriage, marriage stability, mental health, mobility disabilities, NIDILRR, NIDILRR Projects, NIDILRR Research, people with disabilities, privacy, relationships, SCI, sexuality, SkillTalk, Spanish, Spanish-language, spinal cord injuries, TBI, toolkits, traumatic brain injuries, young adults Leave a comment
Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month – Checking In with the NIDILRR SCI Projects
For National SCI Awareness Month, we check in with the latest NIDILRR-funded centers and projects conducting research and development to support independence across the life span. Continue reading
Spinal Cord Injury: What is it and what resources and research are available?
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at the National Institutes of Health, a spinal cord injury (SCI) is “damage to the tight bundle of cells and nerves that sends and receives signals from the brain … Continue reading
Posted in Answer Queue Tagged Disabilities, disability, NIDILRR, NIDILRR Research, physical disabilities, SCI, spinal cord injury Leave a comment
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
Posted in Answer Queue Tagged burn injuries, community participation, Disabilities, disability, education, employment, inclusion, mental health, model systems, MSKTC, NIDILRR, NIDILRR Projects, NIDILRR Research, people with disabilities, psychiatric disabilities, research, Resources, SCI, spinal cord injury, TBI, traumatic brain injury, TU Collaborative Leave a comment
National SCI Awareness Month – Tools and Resources for People with SCI, Caregivers, Family Members, and Others
More than 17,000 people each year experience a spinal cord injury. Here are a few resources from the NIDILRR and ACL community to help meet the challenges on the path ahead. Continue reading
Hispanic Heritage Month: What research is available to support Latinos and Hispanics with disabilities?
More than 5.2 million people who identify as Latino or Hispanic live with a disability in the United States. Latinos and Hispanics experience disabilities across the lifespan, and these disabilities can impact their ability to live. learn, and work independently. … Continue reading
Posted in Project, Uncategorized Tagged #HispanicHeritageMonth2020, ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act, burn injuries, children, children with disabilities, community participation, education, employment, family support, Hispanics, Hispanics with disabilities, Latinos, Latinos with disabilities, NIDILRR, NIDILRR Projects, NIDILRR Research, parents, parents with disabilities, participation, people with disabilities, responsibiliites, rights, SCI, spinal cord injuries, support, TBI, transition, traumatic burn injuries Leave a comment
Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for May 2020
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I recently had a spinal cord injury (SCI) and have heard that exoskeletons can be beneficial to people with … Continue reading
Posted in Publications, Respuestas a las Preguntas Tagged assistive technology, benefits of exoskeletons, exoskeletons, independent living, NIDILRR, NIDILRR Projects, NIDILRR Research, quality of life, rehabilitation, Research In Focus, robotic exoskeletons, SCI, spinal cord injury, wearable AT Leave a comment
I’m Exceptional – and I Have Research to Thank for It
For National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, NARIC’s director Mark Odum reflects on his own injury and what it means to live beyond expectations. In 1974, I dove into a backyard swimming pool and my life changed completely. I became … Continue reading