Tag Archives: spinal cord injury

ACL and NIDILRR designate 14 new SCI Model System Centers

As part of their celebration of National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) announced the designation of 14 new Spinal Cord Injury Model System Centers across the US: September is National Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) … Continue reading

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It’s Almost National SCI Awareness Month and We’re Celebrating with Even More Research!

This was one of our most popular posts for 2015 and now we’ve UPDATED IT for 2016 (including international research)! In addition to these selections, we’ll be sharing a host of ready-to-use resources from the NIDILRR community and elsewhere. Follow … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for April 2016

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, April 11 to Friday, April 15

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Funding: Google awards $20 million to 29 innovative disability nonprofits (Gizmag) Google has announced 29 winners of its Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities, which it launched in May last year to invest in non-profit … Continue reading

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New SCI resource from the Paralysis Resource Center

Our friends at the Paralysis Resource Center have published a new guide: Don’t Call It a Miracle: The Movement to Cure Spinal Cord Injury by Kate Willette. The 238-page guide covers the basic biology of the spinal cord and what happens … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, October 19 to Friday, October 23

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Human Interest: When a toddler with cerebral palsy couldn’t ride in a shopping cart, this grocery store found a solution (The Washington Post) King Soopers supermarket in Loveland, Ohio, has purchased a special … Continue reading

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To Your Health!

It’s National Health Education Week, sponsored by the Society for Public Health Education. Health education range from large-scale campaigns, like tobacco-free kids or getting 30 minutes of exercise, to outreach to underserved communities, like bringing farmer’s markets to inner city neighborhoods. … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, September 28 – Friday, October 2

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Human Interest: Pope blesses kids with special needs (Disability Scoop) During his recent visit to America, Pope Francis made several stops to bless children with special needs. The pope stopped the car that … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Spanish Resources from the NIDILRR Community

Did you know NARIC is not the only NIDILRR-funded project that offers information and resources in Spanish? The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center offers factsheets for spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and burn injury in Spanish. These consumer-level factsheets were developed … Continue reading

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What are home rehabilitation support services?

Home rehabilitation support services are rehabilitation and care coordination services provided at home and in the community that support a person’s rehabilitation and care. These services are generally provided to people coming home from a rehab setting, people aging at … Continue reading

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