Tag Archives: social media

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

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: My dad was recently diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). I would like more information and resources to help … Continue reading

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Project Semicolon Day 2018

Project Semicolon is a global non-profit movement started in April 2013 (#ProjectSemicolonDay) by Amy Bleuel who wanted to honor her father whom she lost to suicide.  Since that time, Project Semicolon has evolved through the support of entertainers and the … Continue reading

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

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: How does rehabilitation engineering affect the lives of people with disabilities? This edition of Answered Questions includes items that … Continue reading

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The Paralympic Torch Has Arrived in Rio: How Social Media Keeps the Torch Burning Strong

The Paralympics may start tomorrow, but the Paralympic Flame is already burning! The torch relay began on September 1st and the torch itself visited five cities in Brazil before arriving in Rio de Janeiro. Before departing the starting point, the … Continue reading

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Research and Social Media: How to connect with the NIDILRR community.

In the age of social media, there is a multitude of platforms that we can all utilize to find the latest news and information and to connect with others from around the world. These social media platforms include Twitter, Facebook, … Continue reading

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Why should you use social media to share your research?

Are you a researcher? Are you using social media to connect with your audience and share your research? If not, the NIDILRR-funded Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) suggests you consider adding it to your KT strategy! According to MSKTC: … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Transportation Hosts Online Dialog for Individuals to Share Their Thoughts on Mobility and Transportation Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is holding an online dialog about transportation and assistive technology for people with disabilities between now and Friday, May 30th, 2014. DOT needs your input on mobility and transportation technology preferences and needs of … Continue reading

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Workshop 4/23: Effective Use of Social Media

The NIDRR-funded Center on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research will host an interactive workshop barriers and supports for research use with a focus on effective use of social media, April 23rd from 1 to 4pm in Alexandria, VA. The workshop … Continue reading

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The Autism App: Future of Early Diagnoses

Would you be able to recognize the signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in your child? Children with ASD may display communication challenges, repetitive behavior, restrictive movements, and impaired social interaction. Fairly distinctive signs on paper but difficult for most … Continue reading

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ODEP Launches Social Media Accessibility Toolkit

According to the Digital Buzz Blog, during a 24 hour period on the Internet approximately 294 million e-mails are sent, 2 million blog posts are written, , 864,000 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube, and 4.7 billion minutes are … Continue reading

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